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Nanoscale nonlinear light source created

Not long after the development of the first laser in 1960 scientists discovered that shining a beam through certain crystals produced light of a different color; more specifically, it produced light of exactly twice the frequency ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Light switches for nerve cells

( -- It sounds like a neurobiologist’s dream: a light-switch that allows nerve cells to be switched on and off at will. Three scientists have found just such a light switch and are now being honoured for their ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Neuroscience
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