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Generating broadband terahertz radiation from a microplasma in air

Researchers at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics have shown that a laser-generated microplasma in air ca…

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SWIFTS spectrometer to study earth tides and quakes

The system works by using white light that travels through a fiber and is reflected by two

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Chemists Create “Comb” that Detects Terahertz Waves with Extreme Precision

Caltech chemists have created a device that generates and detects terahertz waves over a wide spectral range with extrem…

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CCNY Researchers Use Novel Polarization to Increase Data Speeds

The researchers showed that each shape could carry an additional data stream. While the researchers used only four shape…

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Nature: Low-reflection Wings Make Butterflies Nearly Invisible

Irregular Nanostructures on the Transparent Wing of the Glasswing Butterfly Prevent the Reflection of Light – Publication in Nature Communications – Researchers Plan Applications

Transparent materials such as glass, always reflect part of the incident light. Some animals with transparent surfaces, …

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Vortices in hall of mirrors show spinning light the way out

Researchers from FOM institute AMOLF have used the classical toolbox of physics to make predictions about the quantum wo…

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Quantum ‘paparazzi’ film photons in the act of pairing up

In the quantum world of light, being distinguishable means staying lonely. Only those photons that are indistinguishable…

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Research team developes new doping technique for nano-semiconductor

Researchers in the Sungkyunkwan University were able to develop a new doping technique for 2D nano-semiconductor using …

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A “pin ball machine” for atoms and photons

A team of physicists from MPQ, Caltech, and ICFO proposes the combination of nano-photonics with ultracold atoms for simulating quantum many-body systems and creating new states of matter.

A team of physicists from MPQ, Caltech, and ICFO proposes the combination of nano-photonics with ultracold atoms for sim…

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Taylor Hobson launches the new Talysurf i-Series

The Talysurf i-Series instruments are also available with Q-Link. This simple production interface allows easy

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Breakthrough opens door to affordable quantum computers

A UNSW-led research team has encoded quantum information in silicon using simple electrical pulses for the first time, bringing affordable large-scale quantum computers one step closer to reality.

A UNSW-led research team has encoded quantum information in silicon using simple electrical pulses for the first time, b…

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Graphene speeds up light-to-electricity conversion

Highly efficient carrier heating after light absorption leads to ultrafast (<50 fs) photovoltage creation

ICFO researchers have now demonstrated a graphene-based photodetector that converts absorbed light into an electrical vo…

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Tekcapital Acquires Exclusive License to Portfolio of 13 Optical Technology Patents

Technologies Have Potential to Empower the Development of Augmented and Virtual Reality Applications across Multiple Sectors

This broad technology portfolio is designed to be incorporated into many existing optical systems such as head-mounted d…

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NIST Tightens the Bounds on the Quantum Information 'Speed Limit'

The work offers a better description of how quickly information can travel within a system built of quantum particles su…

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New Light for Old Master Paintings

Researchers develop high-resolution technique based on Optical Coherence Tomography for non-invasively imaging and analyzing the hidden layers in centuries-old priceless paintings

Researchers from Nottingham Trent University's School of Science and Technology have partnered with the National Gallery…

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KAIST Develops a Novel Photolithographic Technology that Enables Three-dimensional Control over Functional Shapes of Microstructures

Photolithography is a standard optical process for transferring micropatterns on to a substrate by exposing specific reg…

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PTB Recipe for the New Kilogram

All under one roof: PTB has the know-how and has gathered all the technical components to redefine the unit of mass

The new skills and measurement methods which have been developed in the

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FLASH looks deep into the atom

Digging into the “Giant Resonance”, scientists find hints of new quantum physics

A cooperation between theoretical and experimental physicists has uncovered previously unknown quantum states inside ato…

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Highly Efficient Entanglement Swapping and Teleportation at Telecom Wavelength

NICT demonstrates three orders higher count rates

NICT, in collaboration with the University of Electro-Communications, has succeeded in the demonstration of highly effic…

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Stanford engineers devise optical method for producing high-res, 3-D images of nanoscale objects

The technique, called cathodoluminescence tomography, could assist in the development of high-efficiency solar cells and LEDS, or improve the way biological systems are visualized.

The technique, called cathodoluminescence tomography, could assist in the development of high-efficiency solar cells and…

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