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A faster path to optical circuits

Just as electronic circuits work with electrical charges, optical circuits process pulses of light, which gives them a distinct advantage in terms of speed. Optical technologies are therefore the object of intense research, ...

dateJun 16, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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A new way to create compact light sources

(Phys.org) —SLAC scientists have found a new way to produce bright pulses of light from accelerated electrons that could shrink "light source" technology used around the world since the 1970s to examine details of atoms ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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A design guide for future graphene chips

Swiss scientists have come up with a "how-to manual" for making the most efficient optical graphene circuits possible. The procedure facilitates and accelerates technological development in this future field. The research ...

dateMay 19, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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