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Tilted pulses

Konstanz physicist Professor Peter Baum and his team now succeeded in spatially and temporally directing and controlling…

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A quantum gate between atoms and photons may help in scaling up quantum computers

In the present study, reported in Nature Physics, Dayan and his team succeeded – for the first time – to create a logic …

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VLC Photonics launches a comprehensive report on silicon photonic foundries

Backed up by their long term relationship with all the major manufacturers of Photonic Integrated Circuits, VLC has comp…

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Luminit Announces Light Shaping Micro Optics Capabilities for LIDAR, Time of Flight, Facial ID and Eye/Head Tracking

The company now offers in-house direct-writing of masters to bring custom micro-optics design from conception to high volume production.

Luminit’s new capability in greyscale photolithography allows the creation of advanced refractive (micro lenses, prisms,…

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TECHSPEC® Fused Silica Wedge Prisms offer new laser line coating options

Ideal for beam steering applications using an Nd:YAG laser

Precision TECHSPEC® Fused Silica Wedge Prisms are optimized to ensure the highest level of system performance using tigh…

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Bowtie-funnel combo best for conducting light; team found answer in undergrad physics equation

The research began with Maxwell’s equations, which describe how light propagates in space and time. Using two principles…

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Low bandwidth? Use more colors at once

New ultrathin optic cavities allow simultaneous color production on an electronic chip

As researchers engineer solutions for eventually replacing electronics with photonics, a Purdue University-led team has …

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Physicists demonstrate new method to make single photons

In this method—called unconventional photon blockade—the quantum dot within the cavity is excited by light of a certain …

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Multi-purpose silicon chip created for quantum information processing

This small device can be used as a scientific tool to perform a wide array of quantum information experiments, while at …

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Trapping light that doesn't bounce off track for faster electronics

What makes the waveguide cladding so unique is anisotropy, meaning that the cladding design enables light to travel at d…

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Advancing undersea optical communications

Lincoln Laboratory researchers are applying narrow-beam laser technology to enable communications between underwater vehicles.

Once the two lasercom terminals have locked onto each other and are communicating, the relative position between the two…

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Carbon nanotube optics poised to provide pathway to optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

Researchers are exploring enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes for unique applications.

Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as…

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Duke to Lead $15 Million Program to Create First Practical Quantum Computer

Seven-university, five-year interdisciplinary collaboration is funded by the National Science Foundation's largest quantum computing effort to date

The project’s integrated approach to developing a practical quantum computer relies on finding new algorithms based on o…

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On-chip optical filter processes wide range of light wavelengths

Silicon-based system offers smaller, cheaper alternative to other “broadband” filters; could improve a variety of photonic devices.

MIT researchers have designed an optical filter on a chip that can process optical signals from across an extremely wide…

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Microscopic trampoline may help create networks of quantum computers

The research targets an important step for practical quantum computing: How can you convert microwave signals, such as t…

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Complexity test offers new perspective on small quantum computers

The new perspective involves a mathematical tool—a standard measure of computational difficulty known as sampling comple…

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Illuminating electronics: Researchers construct all-optical pocket calculator

New findings from Aalto University have the potential to change how electronics process logic functions, the elementary building blocks of computing.

In their paper now published in Science Advances, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at Aalto University show how …

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Implanting diamonds with flaws to provide key technology for quantum communications

Diamonds are prized for their purity, but their flaws might hold the key to a new type of highly secure communications.

In a crystal, such as a diamond, qubits could theoretically be transferred from photons to electrons, which are easier t…

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A spin trio for strong coupling

To make qubits for quantum computers less susceptible to noise, the spin of an electron or some other particle is prefer…

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SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NOVEL APPROACH TO SPONTANEOUS EMISSION USING ATOMIC MATTER WAVES

The research, published in Nature, creates an alternative platform for advancing quantum physics applications

Using a principle called wave-particle duality, the team constructed artificial emitters that spontaneously decay by emi…

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