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Using graphene to create quantum bits

Researchers have investigated a nonlinear graphene-based quantum capacitor, compatible with cryogenic conditions of supe…

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Saving energy with a spot of silver

Fiber-optic networks already use light to transport data over long distances at high speed and with minimum loss. The di…

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Unbreakable quantum entanglement

They could show in their experiment that entanglement between photons survives even when the source of entangled photon …

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Destruction of a quantum monopole observed

Scientists at Amherst College (USA) and Aalto University (Finland) have made the first experimental observations of the dynamics of isolated monopoles in quantum matter.

The quantum monopole is a so-called topological point defect, that is, a single point in space surrounded by a structure…

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Energy decay in Graphene Resonators

An ICFO study in Nature Nanotechnology reveals a new way of energy dissipation in graphene nano-resonators.

The team took the system, forced it out-of-equilibrium using a driving force, and subsequently switched the force off to…

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Quantum reservoir for microwaves

n the experiment, the micro-drum is first cooled close to its lowest energy quantum level by a suitably tuned microwave …

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0-60 Degree Polarization Optimized Anti-reflection (AR) Coatings for P-plane & S-plane Polarization

These coatings support high throughput efficiency for broad angle polarization sensitive applications such as

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Scientists print nanoscale imaging probe onto tip of optical fiber

Berkeley Lab and aBeam Technologies scientists bring mass fabrication to nano-optical devices

The high-throughput fabrication technique opens the door for the widespread adoption of this and other nano-optical stru…

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Entropy landscape sheds light on quantum mystery

Rice, Karlsruhe physicists probe entropy near quantum phase transition

By precisely measuring the entropy of a cerium copper gold alloy with baffling electronic properties cooled to nearly ab…

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Achieving near-perfect optical isolation using opto-mechanical transparency

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated a new level of optical isolation neces…

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HEDS – High Efficiency Double Spot Beam Splitter

DOEs for demanding and sensitive applications

Double spot beam splitters are diffractive optical elements (DOE) used for separating an incoming laser beam into two id…

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Stratio is Reaching Out to Developers to Bring Their Portable Spectrometer to the Masses

The LinkSquare SDK includes the spectrometer and software which enables users to collect spectral fingerprint data for f…

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THIN DIAMOND CRYSTAL REFLECTS MANY COLORS OF LIGHT IN ALL DIRECTIONS

The researchers studied the reflectivity of the cubic diamond-like inverse woodpile crystals by numerical calculations a…

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Stretchable hologram can switch between multiple images

To make their holograms, Ritesh Agarwal and colleagues turned to metasurfaces, which are flat, ultra-thin nanostructured…

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NIST Physicists Find a Way to Control Charged Molecules – with Quantum Logic

The NIST technique still uses a laser, but only to gently probe the

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Optical levitating nano-particle for stochastic bistable models

An ICFO study in Nature Communications demonstrates the full control of a nano-resonator in the nonlinear regime.

An optically levitated nanoparticle in vacuum is a clear example of a 3D nano-mechanical resonator. Optimally decoupled …

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Researchers develop transistors that can switch between two stable energy states

In the latest study, the researchers describe how optical and electrical bistable outputs are constructed from a single …

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Researchers demonstrated violation of Bell's inequality on frequency-bin entangled photon pairs

Making use of a specifically-developed slow light technique to reduce the velocity of light dramatically, researchers at…

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Refrigerator for quantum computers discovered

Quantum physicist Mikko Möttönen and his team at Aalto University have invented a quantum-circuit refrigerator, which can reduce errors in quantum computing.

The nanoscale refrigerator developed by the research group at Aalto University solves a massive challenge: with its help…

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A Quantum Low Pass for Photons

Physicists in Garching observe novel quantum effect that limits the number of emitted photons.

The probability to find a certain number of photons inside a laser pulse usually corresponds to a classical distribution…

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