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Physicists dispel Rayleigh's curse

The resolution of an optical system (like a telescope or a camera) is limited by the so-called Rayleigh criterion. An international team, led by Complutense University of Madrid, has broken this limit, showing that it is ...

dateOct 14, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Teleporting toward a quantum Internet

Quantum physics is a field that appears to give scientists superpowers. Those who understand the world of extremely small or cold particles can perform amazing feats with them—including teleportation—that appear to bend ...

dateOct 14, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Noise-canceling optics

Engineers at Caltech have created the visual analogue of noise-canceling headphones—a camera system that can obtain images of objects obscured by murky media, such as fog or clouds, by canceling out the glare.

dateOct 11, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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