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Nanostructured metal coatings let the light through for electrical devices

A new anti-reflection coating developed by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, in collaboration…

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Einstein’s ‘spooky’ steering needed for secure quantum teleportation

Human teleportation may not be possible now, but Swinburne scientists have demonstrated the precise requirements for sec…

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Meadowlark Optics Polarimeter covers broad 450-1100 nm wavelength range

Compact system provides absolute degree of polarization accuracy <1%

The Meadowlark Optics Polarimeter uses liquid crystal variable retarders in combination with no moving parts, to ensure …

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New chip technology inspired by student laser projector

It has also increased the efficiency, consistency and scalability for massive packaging of photonic Inter Circuit chips.…

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Shaking Bosons into Fermions

Here, the central technique also involves taking an optical lattice made from laser light and shaking it back-and-forth.…

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A world first! Parity effect observed in graphene, a material garnering great attention

A new phenomenon in which flow of electricity completely changes with odd and even numbers of junctions

This group confirmed that the parity effect in graphene antidot devices has a good analogy to optical systems. This mean…

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The LightOn Project Goes into Incubation

Its patented technology, relies on a device based on optical processing of information, and may be used as an ultrafast …

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AMOLF researchers make transparent conductors by means of stamping and growing

Researchers at AMOLF have discovered a new technique for making transparent conductors used in electronics such as solar cells and smartphones.

The patterns of this conductor are smaller than the wavelength of light; as a result, they do not reflect any colours fr…

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Scientists see the light on microsupercapacitors

Rice University’s laser-induced graphene makes simple, powerful energy storage possible

Rice University researchers who pioneered the development of laser-induced graphene have configured their discovery into…

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Researchers Detect New Light Force That Can Push Sideways

A new study of light by UCF optics and photonics researchers has detected a type of force that can push particles sidewa…

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Nonlinear excitation of graphene plasmons

The nonlinear response of graphene enables excitation and detection of plasmons using far-field optics

Surface plasmons in graphene offer a compelling platform for photonic technologies, exhibiting intriguing properties suc…

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Quantum computer made of standard semiconductor materials

Magnetic field helps qubit electrons store information longer

The TUM physicists evaporated indium gallium arsenide onto a gallium arsenide substrate to form their nanostructure. As …

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Leti and Partners in Silicon Photonics Supply-Chain Project Announce Developments on Three Mature Platforms

PLAT4M Project Focused on Speeding Industrialization of the Technology

CEA-Leti and its partners in the European FP7 project PLAT4M today announced they have built three silicon photonics pla…

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A Quantum of Light for Materials Science

Computer simulations that predict the light-induced change in the physical and chemical properties of complex systems, m…

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Coming to a monitor near you: a defect-free, molecule-thick film

An emerging class of atomically thin materials known as monolayer semiconductors has generated a great deal of buzz in t…

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Using light-force to study single molecules

Scientists at EPFL show how a light-induced force can amplify the sensitivity and resolution of a technique used to stud…

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Tapping Particles of Light

Weizmann Institute scientists single out individual photons

Dayan and his research team, led by Dr. Serge Rosenblum and Orel Bechler, set out to demonstrate a scheme for pulling ju…

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Inkjet Hologram Printing is Possible Now!

Vivid holographic images and text can now be produced by means of an ordinary inkjet printer. This new method, developed…

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Stanford physicists set quantum record by using photons to carry messages from electrons 1.2 miles apart

By using photons to communicate between two electrons through more than a mile of fiber optic cable, physicists have taken an important step toward proving the practicality of quantum networks.

By using photons to communicate between two electrons through more than a mile of fiber optic cable, physicists have tak…

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Quantum Simulation: A Better Understanding of Magnetism

Heidelberg physicists use ultracold atoms to imitate the behaviour of electrons in a solid

The atoms are held in a laser light trap that allows movement in only one dimension. They are subject to virtually the s…

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