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Novel “converter” invented by NUS scientists heralds breakthrough in ultra-fast data processing at nanoscale

Invention bagged four patents and could potentially make microprocessor chips work 1,000 times faster

Plasmons, which are waves of electrons that move along the surface of a metal after it is struck by photons, holds great…

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10 years of the trapped rainbow: the revolution of slow light

Often, because light travels so fast, it doesn’t interact much with matter. By slowing it down

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Research demonstrates method to alter coherence of light

In a finding that could have broad applications in optical devices, Brown University researchers have shown that they can transform incoherent light to almost fully coherent and vice versa.

In a paper published in the journal Science Advances, the researchers show that they can use surface plasmon polaritons …

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Extreme Light Trapping

New nanomaterials technique bends light, pushing the limit of thin-film absorption in solar and water-splitting applications

The photonic crystal forces light to bend in a deterministic manner, rather than random scattering or surface effects

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Quantum Simulator: First Functioning Component

Superconducting Quantum Simulator Outperforms Conventional Computer and May Simulate Complex Biological Processes, such as Plant Metabolism

The interaction between light and matter in photosynthesis, for instance when, sunlight shines on a leaf, can be describ…

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Researchers get first look at electrons escaping atoms

Advance could eventually spawn new states of matter

The technique the researchers used is called RABBITT, or Reconstruction of Attosecond Beating By Interfering Two-photon …

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MIPT scientists revisit optical constants of ultrathin gold films

Researchers at MIPT have conducted highly precise measurements of the optical constants of ultrathin gold films with thi…

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Visible graphene plasmons from electrons

ICFO researchers propose a method to generate graphene visible plasmons from electron tunnelling.

In a recent study, research group at ICFO, have proposed a new theoretical methodology to generate visible plasmons in g…

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Quantum light makes better measurements

Published in Nature Photonics, researchers from Griffith University’s Centre of Quantum Dynamics have demonstrated that …

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A single photon reveals quantum entanglement of 16 million atoms

Researchers at UNIGE have demonstrated the entanglement between 16 million atoms in a crystal crossed by a single photon, confirming the theory behind the quantum networks of the future

Scientists at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, recently reengineered their data processing, demonstrating that 16 …

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EV Group and SwissLitho to Develop Joint Nanoimprint Lithography Solution for 3D Optical Structures with Single-Nanometer Accuracy

First-of-its-kind solution combines high resolution and 3D printing capabilities of SwissLitho NanoFrazor system with high throughput and cost-effectiveness of EVG’s SmartNIL® technology

EVG and SwissLitho will initially target the joint solution for developing diffractive optical elements and other relate…

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Construction of a quantum computer begins at Aalto University

Docent Mikko Möttönen's working group has received nearly one million euros in funding for the construction of a quantum computer.

A quantum computer can come up with answers to a wide range of questions in everything from medicine to climate change. …

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PHOTONICS COMPANY DEMONSTRATES UK’S FIRST QUANTUM GRAVITY MEASUREMENTS OUTWITH ACADEMIA

The photonics and quantum technology business reveals the first industrial demonstration of a quantum gravimeter in the UK

It uses quantum technology to bring unprecedented levels of precision to gravitational measurements and the detection of…

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Single ‘solitons’ promising for optical technologies

Researchers are a step closer to harnessing single pulses of light called solitons, using tiny ring-shaped microresonato…

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A zero-index waveguide

Researchers directly observe infinitely long wavelengths for the first time

When a wavelength of light moves through a material, its crests and troughs get condensed or stretched, depending on the…

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The light at the end of electronics’ dark tunnel is… photonics

Scientists in the Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences have reported they are one step closer to technology that …

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JILA’s 3-D Quantum Gas Atomic Clock Offers New Dimensions in Measurement

JILA physicists have created an entirely new design for an atomic clock, in which strontium atoms are packed into a tiny…

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Bristol scientists pinpoint the singularity for quantum computers

Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that super-powerful quantum computers, which scientists and e…

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Luxexcel receives 4M EUR equity investment to accelerate its program for AR/VR eyewear

The Luxexcel Vision platform offers opportunities for both ophthalmic labs and

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The longest coherence time of a single qubit in the world

The actual quantum information processing is fundamentally based on the technology of coherent manipulation and detectio…

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