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MEMS chips get metatlenses

Combining metasurface lenses with MEMS technology could add high-speed scanning and enhance focusing capability of optical systems.

A new lens technology that could be produced using standard computer-chip technology is emerging and could replace the b…

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Major discovery in controlling quantum states of single atoms

Their findings, published in the journal Science Advances, show that the loss in quantum state superposition is mainly c…

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TECHSPEC® λ/20 UV Fused Silica Right Angle Prisms tailored for precision laser applications

UV Fused silica substrate offers extended range deep into the UV

They are ideal for beam steering, retroreflection, or any application where low wavefront error is critical to system pe…

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Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future

To create their unconventional superconductor they started with what is called a topological insulator made of bismuth t…

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Physicists create new form of light

Newly observed optical state could enable quantum computing with photons.

In a paper published today in the journal Science, the team, led by Vladan Vuletic, the Lester Wolfe Professor of Physic…

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Fingerprints of quantum entanglement

One of the main challenges is to make sure that a fully functional quantum computer is working as anticipated. In partic…

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Ultra-sensitive Optomechanical Device at room temperature

An ICFO study has developed an optomechanical device with the lowest thermal force noise levels ever, only attainable so far under cryogenic conditions.

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, ICFO researchers report on a novel optomechanical device with the …

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Research breakthrough could herald significantly faster internet speeds

The team has developed a custom, artificial material that could improve several nonlinear optical applications, includin…

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Better together: Silicon qubits plus light add up to new quantum computing capability

A silicon-based quantum computing device could be closer than ever due to a new experimental device that demonstrates th…

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New hole-punched crystal clears a path for quantum light

PHOTONIC CHIP GUIDES SINGLE PHOTONS, EVEN WHEN THERE ARE BENDS IN THE ROAD.

The chip starts with a photonic crystal, which is an established, versatile technology used to create roadways for light…

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FIBRE-OPTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS HELPING SCIENTISTS PEER INTO DEEP SPACE

The research, published in the high-impact journal Optica, shows the successful transmission of a stable frequency refer…

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Interference as a new method for cooling quantum devices

Theoretical physicists propose to use negative interference to control heat flow in quantum devices. Study published in Physical Review Letters

A new method for cooling down the elements of quantum devices such as qubits, the tiny building blocks of quantum comput…

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Forging a quantum leap in quantum communication

Scientists introduce a technique that speeds up quantum information processing nearly a million times

In their work, the researchers replace the electrical nonlinearity that serves as the heart of homodyne detection, which…

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Metasurfaces enable improved optical lens performance

Penn State engineers have developed a new theory that solves the problem using a single thin lens comprised of gradient …

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New silicon chip for helping build quantum computers and securing our information

Now, researchers at the University of Bristol have made a breakthrough for silicon quantum photonics — they have develop…

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Scientists realize breakthrough in controlling the transmission of light

The new technology has potential uses in consumer communication systems, laser devices, automotive technology, and more

The team anticipates the findings may find use in a variety of technologies, including consumer electronics, surgical la…

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Rockley Photonics and Hengtong Optic-Electric form joint venture

Joint venture products to serve worldwide networks with advanced technology for optics/electronics manufacturing delivering low-power and superior economics

The JV will manufacture and sell silicon photonics optical modules to meet the burgeoning market for high-speed data com…

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Light controls two-atom quantum computation

MPQ scientists realize mathematical operations with a quantum gate between two trapped atoms that is mediated by photons.

To execute the gate, single photons are sent onto the semi-transparent mirror. Then, depending on the initial states of …

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Theoretical physicists at UNM manipulate light with nanoscale objects

Results advance understanding of periodic arrays in nanostructures

The overarching goal of the research was to open and further new paths in plasmonics, a field of research that focuses o…

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Lightmatter to Accelerate AI Development with First-of-its-Kind Chip Powered by Light

Company closes $11 million Series A from Matrix Partners and Spark Capital to bring revolutionary chip to market

Through patented technology developed at MIT, Lightmatter has created a silicon chip that uses light signals, rather tha…

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