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Entangled Photons

Bug-proof Communication with Entangled Photons

Due to the rapidly growing processing power of computers, conventional encryption of data is becoming increasingly insecure. One solution is coding with entangled photons....
Optical solitons

Optical Communication at Record-High Speed

Researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have set a new record for optical data transmission: As...
photonic chip

Ultra-fast Optical Data Transfer Using Solitons on a Photonic Chip

Optical solitons are special wave packages that propagate without changing their shape. They are ubiquitous in nature, and occur in Plasma Physics, water waves...
nanoscopy

Chip-based nanoscopy: Microscopy in HD quality

Physicists at Bielefeld University and The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø have developed a photonic chip that makes it possible to carry out...
photonics

Partnership Will Help Create “Eyes and Ears” for Photonics Technologies

A new Defense Department project will help researchers develop sensors that can be employed by photonics-based systems.  The sensors – which could be used...
quantum

Quantum Movement of Electrons Between Atomic Layers Shows Potential Application of...

Common sense might dictate that for an object to move from one point to another, it must go through all the points on the...

New Resource for Optical Chips

The Semiconductor Industry Association has estimated that at current rates of increase, computers’ energy requirements will exceed the world’s total power output by 2040.Using...
photonic quantum network

First Step Towards Photonic Quantum Network

Quantum technology based on light (photons) is called quantum photonics, while electronics is based on electrons. Photons (light particles) and electrons behave differently at...
organic light-emitting diodes

Miniscule Amounts of Impurities in Vacuum Greatly Affect OLED Lifetime

Reproducibility is a necessity for science and manufacturing but has long eluded researchers studying the lifetime of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). New research sheds...
Bacteria

Optical Tractor Beam Traps Bacteria

Up to now, if scientists wanted to study blood cells, algae, or bacteria under the microscope, they had to mount these cells on a...
integrated photonics

Commercializing Integrated Photonics

Leaders from industry, state government, and higher education focused on the best ways to create a robust, integrated-photonics manufacturing corridor along Interstate 90 from...
breast cancer

Potential New Tool to Aid Breast Cancer Surgery

University of Adelaide researchers have developed an optical fibre probe that distinguishes breast cancer tissue from normal tissue – potentially allowing surgeons to be...
photonic computer

Signal Transmission in a Photonic Computer Without Losses

Photonics is an important area of development in modern science. As in electronics, where signals are transmitted using electrons, in photonics, scientists study signals...
microscopic sensor

The Quantum Sniffer Dog

As humans, we sniff out different scents and aromas using chemical receptors in our noses. In technological gas detection, however, there are a whole...
Metamaterial

Metamaterial Uses Light to Control Its Motion

Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties. The device, which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial, operates through...
Plasmonic

Nano-Optical Research Reveals Insight for Improved Plasmonic Grating Design

University of Arkansas researchers have discovered that a newly developed plasmonic fabrication capability and design can improve the performance of biosensors, solar cells and...
Photonic

Applying Photonics to Electronic Warfare Challenges

Photonics, the technology that helps drive today’s telecommunications systems, offers major advances in the area of signal transmission. Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research...
Optical Material

Columbia Engineering Team Discovers New Optical Material that Offers Unprecedented Control...

A team led by Nanfang Yu, assistant professor of applied physics atColumbia Engineering, has discovered a new phase-transition optical material and demonstrated novel devices...
chemical sensor

Novel Chemical Sensor Six-Times Faster than Alternatives

‘We are making the next generation of sensors that are compact, low cost, low on power consumption and capable of real-time detection where the...
irradiation

A Live Image During Tumor Irradiation

A large number of tumors can be treated with radiation consisting of protons (positively charged hydrogen atoms), which attack and destroy the cancer cells...