Shock wave experiment provides the best look yet at 'Warm dense matter' at cores of giant planets
In an experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists precisely measured the temperature and structure of aluminum as it transitions into a superhot, highly compressed ...
New optical materials break digital connectivity barriers
From computers, tablets, and smartphones to cars, homes, and public transportation, our world is more digitally connected every day. The technology required to support the exchange of massive quantities of ...
There and back again: Extending optical storage lifetime by retrieving photon echoes from semiconductor spin excitations
Entanglement between particle and wave-like states of light resembles Schrodinger's cat experiment (Update)
Quantum teleportation performed with light from a quantum dot embedded in an LED
Light-emitting nanotubes get brighter with zero-dimensional states
A photonic crystal fibre generates light from the ultraviolet to the mid-infrared
The light generated by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen is more colourful than a rainbow. The scientists couple a low-energy, infrared laser pulse into a photonic ...
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Quantum dot LED approaches theoretical maximum efficiency
Physicists experimentally demonstrate one-way quantum steering
Inverted polymer solar cell efficiency sets world record
Quantum communication without entanglement could perform faster than previously thought possible
Quantum strategies fail to improve capacity of quantum optical communication channels
Scientists discover how to turn light into matter after 80-year quest
Imperial College London physicists have discovered how to create matter from light - a feat thought impossible when the idea was first theorised 80 years ago.