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NIST Team Breaks Distance Record for Quantum Teleportation

The experiment confirmed that quantum communication is feasible over long distances in fiber. Other research groups have…

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First circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip

Invention of the first integrated circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip opens the door for development o…

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Discovery of a New Photonic Crystal where Light Propagates through the Surface without being Scattered

Achievable Even by Silicone Alone; Developments of New Functions through Integration with Semiconductor Electronics

NIMS MANA researchers elucidated a new principle whereby electromagnetic waves including light propagate on the surface …

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Edmund Optics Offers Sphere to Asphere Modification Service to Speed Time to Market

TECHSPEC® Best Form Aspheric Lenses offer optimized performance at designated wavelengths

This transformation is completed without modifying the surface characteristics of the lens, including surface accuracy a…

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Printing transparent glass in 3-D

New system is the first to create strong, solid glass structures from computerized designs.

A team of MIT researchers has opened up a new frontier in 3-D printing: the ability to print optically transparent glass…

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Making 3D Objects Disappear

Berkeley Lab Researchers Create Ultrathin Invisibility Cloak

In the Berkeley study, when red light struck an arbitrarily shaped 3D sample object measuring approximately 1,300 square…

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Demonstration of quantum cryptography without error rate monitoring

New scheme based on the “wave function collapse” verified experimentally

This experiment enabled the researchers to realize QKD that does not require error rate monitoring between the sender an…

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Beyond Majorana: Ultracold gases as a platform for observing exotic robust quantum states

Aside from interest in them for studying fundamental physics, these zero modes might play an important role in quantum c…

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Nano-trapped molecules are potential path to quantum devices

Single atoms or molecules imprisoned by laser light in a doughnut-shaped metal cage could unlock the key to advanced sto…

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Slow light speeds up the microscopic world

A team of researchers from the University of St Andrews and the University of York has slowed down the speed of light in…

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Is the electron a spin ½ charged photon?

New hypothesis models Dirac’s light-speed electron as a helically- circulating charged photon generating the de Broglie wavelength

In 1933 Paul A. Dirac claimed in his Nobel Prize lecture that electrons actually move at light speed, but because of the…

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Tracking slow nanolight in natural hyperbolic metamaterial slabs

Researchers have imaged how light moves inside an exotic class of matter known as hyperbolic materials. They observed, f…

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New route for switching magnets using light

An international team led by Radboud University physicists has discovered that reversing the poles of magnets must be po…

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Researchers develop key component for terahertz wireless

Terahertz waves, operating at a much higher frequency than microwaves, could one day be used to carry data many times fa…

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UT 'ACTIVATES' PHOTONIC CHIP FOR COMMUNICATION WITH LIGHT

LIGHT CHIP CREATED WITH THE LARGEST FREQUENCY RANGE EVER

Sending information with the help of light is the future. It requires 'light chips', made of a special glass. Scientists…

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UNL's Fuchs leads team that observes X-ray phenomenon for first time

Using an enormous X-ray laser -- one of only two such machines on Earth -- University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicist Matt…

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UT RESEARCHERS GIVE NANOSHEETS LOCAL MAGNETIC PROPERTIES

With pulsed laser deposition (PLD) you can achieve controlled growth of thin layers of certain materials. Here, a materi…

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Lambda Research Corporation Announces Release of TracePro® Version 7.7

New features in this release are a new Candela plot viewer and an Automotive lighting toolkit. The new Candela viewer al…

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UV-Enhanced Silver Mirror Coatings

Because standard silver coatings do not reflect well below 450 nm, aluminum coatings are often used in the UV. But since…

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How to spawn an “exceptional ring”

Researchers create exotic states that could lead to new kinds of sensors and optical devices.

Individual exceptional points are a peculiar phenomenon unique to an unusual class of physical systems that can lead to …

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