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New record on squeezing light to one atom

They sent infrared light through their devices and observed how the plasmons propagated in between the metal and the gra…

Study Recommends Strong Role for National Labs in ‘Second Laser Revolution’

BELLA has made progress in demonstrating the rapid acceleration of electrons using separate stages of laser-based accele…

Structured light and nanomaterials open new ways to tailor light at the nanoscale

In order to demonstrate such capabilities, the authors designed and fabricated assemblies of gold nanorods with well-def…

Integrating optical components into existing chip designs

In the latest issue of Nature, a team of 18 researchers, led by the same MIT, Berkeley, and BU groups, reports another b…

Solid-state laser meets XXL tube processing

This tube-cutting machine combines the high speeds of a solid-state laser with a broad range of processing capabilities.…

UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Organic solar cells reach record efficiency, benchmark for commercialization

First, they designed a system that combines specialized layers to absorb both visible and infrared light. Essentially they stacked two organic solar cells—one capable of absorbing light from the visible spectrum starting at

2018 EECS Forrest Organic Solar Cell