Researchers realized a near-perfect photonic quantum engine driven by superradiance

Quantum heat engines are heat engines based on quantum mechanical principles. There have been several theoretical propos…

New single-mode semiconductor laser delivers power with scalability

The study found that the BerkSEL design enabled the single-mode light emission because of the physics of the light passi…

Scientists emulate nature in quantum leap towards computers of the future

A team of quantum computer physicists at UNSW Sydney have engineered a quantum processor at the atomic scale to simulate…

Nanoparticles control light like road signs direct traffic

The ability to produce two distinctly different images is possible thanks to the ANU scientists' ability to control the…

Twin photons from unequal sources

In their experiments, the physicists used so-called quantum dots, structures in semiconductors only a few nanometres in…



New world records: perovskite-on-silicon-tandem solar cells

Increasing the power conversion efficiency of solar cells is important for two reasons. In the long run, it is the most effective way to

Solar cells

Disorder-engineered inorganic nanocrystals set a new efficiency record for ultrathin solar cells

An international team of researchers from ICFO, University College London, and Imperial College London, report on a novel disorder-engineering technique for inorganic solar cells that achieves a record-breaking power conversion efficiency.