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Portable Frequency Comb Rolls Out of the Lab

A PML team is hitting the road with a fine-tooth comb. Scientists in the Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division have…

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Volvo Cars conducts research into driver sensors in order to create cars that get to know their drivers

By placing a sensor on the dashboard to monitor aspects such as in which direction the driver is looking, how open their…

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Latest-Generation NewView™ 8000 3D Optical Profiler Systems With Mx™ Software and Enhanced Surface Metrology Capabilities Introduced by Zygo

The NewView 8000 systems provide rapid, precise, quantitative, and interactive surface metrology. The modular platform h…

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Nanotechnology Brings Greater Photocatalyst Efficiency

Expected to expand the application of photocatalysts

Research on the application of titanium dioxide as a photocatalyst has been carried out in many fields since it was disc…

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Is the vacuum really empty?

Vacuum energy distribution in a cavity directly imaged

Researchers reported three-dimensional imaging of the vacuum energy confined in a high Q cavity. They used a nanohole a…

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Brighter inks, without pigment

Nanostructured capsules could bring about paints and electronic displays that never fade

Nanostructured capsules could bring about paints and electronic displays that never fade

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Bending the Light with a Tiny Chip

A silicon chip developed by Caltech researchers acts as a lens-free projector--and could one day end up in your cell phone

The Caltech chip eliminates the need for bulky and expensive lenses and bulbs and instead uses a so-called integrated op…

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Signal control with light frequencies

In a review article in Nature Photonics Ferenc Krausz and Mark Stockman discuss the prospects, recent experimental and theoretical findings open for the future of signal processing

Light is likely to become the tool of choice for controlling electric currents and data processing. After all, its elect…

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Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme

The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum crypt…

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Controlling the emission of light with a crystal: size matters

UT and FOM researchers unite theory and real-life observations

Light is produced by the spontaneous emission of photons. An electron in a material that is in an 'excited state' drops …

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Lowest roughnesses on aspheres

New dimensions in the surface roughness of aspheres

As part of the development work, asphericon was able to successfully conclude the first client projects with surface rou…

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Squeezing Light into Metals

U of Utah Engineers Control Conductivity with Inkjet Printer

A recently discovered technology called plasmonics marries the best aspects of optical and electronic data transfer. By …

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Quantum Frequency Conversion for Quantum Memories

A solid state quantum interface linking quantum memories to the telecommunication network in Nature Communications.

Quantum memories providing an interface between flying and stationary quantum bits (qubits) represent an essential build…

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A sharp eye for molecular fingerprints

MPQ-scientists record broad absorption spectra on a microsecond scale with two laser frequency combs.

A team of scientists now reports on a new method of real-time identification and quantification of molecular species

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Ultra sensitive detection of radio waves with lasers

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have developed a new method where they can avoid noise by means of laser light a…

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An (optical) cavity that you want

Engineers are developing an optical “nanocavity” to boost light absorption in semiconductors; it could improve solar cells, cameras and more

Engineers are developing an optical nanocavity to boost light absorption in semiconductors; it could improve solar cells…

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Optical nanotweezers for control of nano-objects

Trapping and moving an individual nano-object in 3D in Nature Nanotechnology.

Researchers demonstrates for the first time the ability to use near-field optical tweezers to trap a nano-size object an…

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UC Researchers Tackle the Tiniest Technology to Make Gadgets Smaller, Faster and More Efficient

Exciting plasmons: It could impact everything from national defense, information technology, lighting, optics and imaging.

University of Cincinnati researchers are discovering how to manipulate light to one day better view the world’s tiniest …

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How do you build a large-scale quantum computer?

Physicists propose a modular quantum computer architecture that offers scalability to large numbers of qubits

How do you build a universal quantum computer? Turns out, this question was addressed by theoretical physicists about 15…

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Opto Diode Introduces UV/EUV Continuous Position Sensor

The new device provides a highly stable response after exposure to ultraviolet or extreme ultraviolet radiation. It is …

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