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'Supercool' material glows when you write on it

A new material developed at the University of Michigan stays liquid more than 200 degrees Fahrenheit below its expected …

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Diffractive Optical Elements Made of Plastic

Plastic DOEs are used in particular in systems of mass production. For the most part

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Researchers build new fermion microscope

Instrument freezes and images 1,000 individual fermionic atoms at once.

A team of MIT physicists has built a microscope that is able to see up to 1,000 individual fermionic atoms. The research…

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IBM’s Silicon Photonics Technology Ready to Speed up Cloud and Big Data Applications

For the first time, IBM engineers have designed and tested a fully integrated wavelength multiplexed silicon photonics c…

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Quantum “gruyères” for spintronics of the future

Topological insulators become a little less “elusive”

A SISSA study, published in Physical Review Letters, proposes a new family of materials whose topological state can be…

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Vescent Photonics Introduces COTS Non-mechanical Beam Steering Device

The huge electro-optic coefficient of the LC allows voltage tuning of the index of the prisms and hence the refraction a…

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Magic Wavelengths

Tuning up Rydberg atoms for quantum information applications

Rydberg atoms, atoms whose outermost electrons are highly excited but not ionized, might be just the thing for processin…

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New Thin, Flat Lenses Focus Light as Sharply as Curved Lenses

Caltech engineers have created flat microlenses with performance on a par with conventional, curved lenses. These lenses…

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Rice scientists use light to probe acoustic tuning in gold nanodisks

Rice University experts demonstrate new method for optomechanical tuning

In a study that could open doors for new applications of photonics from molecular sensing to wireless communications, Ri…

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Electrons corralled using new quantum tool

“Whispering gallery” effect confines electrons, could provide basis for new electron-optics devices.

The researchers say the accomplishment could provide a basic building block for new kinds of electronic lenses, as well …

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Putting a new spin on plasmonics

Researchers at Aalto University have discovered a novel way of combining plasmonic and magneto-optical effects.

Researchers experimentally demonstrated that patterning of magnetic materials into arrays of nanoscale dots can lead to …

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Scientists control the flow of heat and light in photonic crystals

The researchers experimentally and theoretically show that significantly better control is obtained using high thermal c…

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Defects in atomically thin semiconductor emit single photons

Researchers create optically active quantum dots in 2D semiconductor for the first time; may have applications for integrated photonics

Researchers create optically active quantum dots in 2D semiconductor for the first time; may have applications for integ…

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RMI's Next Generation of Nd:YAG & Fiber Laser Optics

Backed by updgraded laser damage testing and stringent quality control protocols

Products include upgraded lenses, beamsplitters, polarizing components, super flat mirrors, and high

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New functional dye for realizing a versatile two-photon excitation microscope

Two-photon fluorescence microscopy has received considerable attention as an advanced optical technique, especially in t…

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No Hogwarts Invitation Required: Invisibility Cloaks Move into the Real-life Classroom

A new solid-state device can demonstrate the physical principles of invisibility cloaks without special equipment or magic spells

A group of researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, in Karlsruhe, Germany, has developed a portable invis…

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Quantum-mechanical monopoles discovered

Researchers at Aalto University and Amherst College, USA, have observed a point-like monopole in a quantum field itself for the first time.

The researchers performed an experiment in which they manipulated a gas of rubidium atoms prepared in a nonmagnetic stat…

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Quantum Physics – Hot and Cold at the Same Time

Researchers from Heidelberg and Vienna investigate statistical description of quantum systems

A cloud of quantum particles can have several temperatures at once, as demonstrated in experiments conducted in a joint …

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Photonic Thermometers: Out of the Lab, Into a Bucket of Water

These sensors, which measure temperature using light, are called photonic thermometers, and compared to traditional ther…

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Optalysys prototype proves optical processing technology will revolutionise Big Data analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Cambridge UK optical processing business Optalysys Ltd, has announced that they have successfully developed a demonstrab…

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