World’s first link layer protocol brings quantum internet closer to a reality

The phenomenon of entanglement forms the basis of a quantum internet. When two fundamental particles are entangled, they…

Study on attosecond timescale casts new light on electron dynamics in transition metals

Using ATAS, the researchers found an ultrafast modification of optical absorption in transition metals under an intense …

Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor for Autonomous Systems, Puck 32MR

This product offers a cost-effective perception solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles,…

Highly non-linear response in solids pulled out from high-order harmonic generation

In their study, the team of researchers used sapphire crystal wafers for the experiment since this material acts as both…

Thinnest optical waveguide channels light within just three layers of atoms

The work is a proof of concept for scaling down optical devices to sizes that are orders of magnitude smaller than today…



Lightyear unveils the world’s first long-range solar car

The roof and hood are comprised of five square meters of integrated solar cells in safety glass so strong that a fully-grown adult can walk on them without causing dents. In addition to solar power, Lightyear One can be charged at

Lightyear One - Mountain drive

Solar cells (like people!) work better with caffeine

In UCLA-led study, perovskite-based devices benefit from the strong bond between lead and the same chemical found in coffee and tea