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‘Double-slit’ quantum experiment shows strangeness of quantum uncertainty

This theory combines wave and particle aspects in quantum mechanics be postulating that the motion of a particle is chor…

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PowerPhotonic launches new freeform Field Mapper SAC

Innovative freeform Field Mapper SAC improves diode laser pump efficiency

The fast axis of an edge emitting diode has a Gaussian intensity profile and the slow axis is super-gaussian. A single …

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Thin, lightweight metamaterials with record-breaking efficiencies

Whereas typical lenses are bulky, curved pieces of glass, these novel devices are made of carefully engineered nanostruc…

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Tiny light box opens new doors into the nanoworld

The researchers used a well-known TMDC material – tungsten disulphide – but in a new way. By creating a tiny resonance b…

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Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light

Simulations suggest photonic chip could run optical neural networks 10 million times more efficiently than its electrical counterparts.

In a paper published in Physical Review X, MIT researchers describe a new photonic accelerator that uses more compact op…

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Microscopic ‘donuts’ a treat for quantum tech

Rice U., Oak Ridge scientists study potential of synthetic strain engineering in 2D materials

By patterning nanoscale donuts into a two-dimensional crystal, researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and their co…

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New Polka-Dot Beamsplitters Developed by Teledyne Acton Optics Deliver Unique, Unrivaled Broadband Performance

Patented UV Coating Process Enables Beamsplitter Performance Down to 120 nm

By employing a patented UV coating process, Teledyne Acton Optics can now provide broadband beamsplitter performance dow…

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Researchers develop new lens manufacturing technique

High-quality lenses are increasingly used in everything from cameras, to self-driving cars, and virtually all robotics, …

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New Ultra-Smooth TECHSPEC® λ/40 Laser Grade Aspheric Lenses

They are precision polished using magnetorheological finishing, a process which selectively removes material in a highly…

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Breakthrough advancements in soliton dynamics

Scientists at Heriot-Watt University have demonstrated optical soliton dynamics in gas-filled hollow capillary fibres for the first time.

This is the second ever demonstration of such pulses worldwide, with a new method for generating them that is much simpl…

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Bring on faster internet: device packs more into optical fibre

This can greatly increase the amount of information that can travel through that fibre, leading to faster internet speed…

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New functionality for integrated photonic chips

Optical frequency comb can now be generated and processed on the same chip

This is the first time a Kerr frequency comb has been generated on a lithium niobate platform, and the first time that K…

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D-Wave Makes New Lower-Noise Quantum Processor Available in Leap

By putting the lower-noise 2000Q processor into Leap, users will now benefit from access to both processors, offering tw…

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Watching nanoscale heat transport

ICFO researchers use ultrafast thermo-modulation microscopy to understand how heat diffusion occurs in solids on ultrashort timescales.

In their experiment, the researchers took a 50 nm thin film of gold and illuminated it with a on optical pump pulse. The…

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Quantum world-first: researchers can now tell how accurate two-qubit calculations in silicon really are

For the first time ever, researchers have measured the fidelity – that is, the accuracy – of two-qubit logic operations …

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Better Microring Sensors for Optical Applications

Tweaking the design of microring sensors enhances their sensitivity without adding more implementation complexity.

The microring resonator is coupled to a waveguide with an end mirror that partially reflects light, which

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PolyU develops a high-efficiency, high-quality ultra-precision polishing technology for different kinds of freeform surfaces

The technology can thus be applied to most of the freeform products, including products with various complex curved desi…

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Sculpting Super-Fast Light Pulses: NIST Nanopillars Shape Light Precisely for Practical Applications

Controlling the properties of ultrafast light pulses is essential for sending information through high-speed optical cir…

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University of Copenhagen researchers realize new platform for future quantum computer

One of the greatest challenges for researchers worldwide is to develop qubits that are stable enough to allow a computer…

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The first laser radio transmitter

Researchers transmit data via a semiconductor laser, opening the door to ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi

The research opens the door to new types of hybrid electronic-photonic devices and is the first step toward ultra-high-s…

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