Researchers entangle a single electron spin to a single photon in a quantum dot
Physicists use Kinect to control holographic tweezers (w/ Video)
Beautiful physics: Tying knots in light
New research published today seeks to push the discovery that light can be tied in knots to the next level.
Measuring table-top accelerators' state-of-the-art beams: Part Two: slicing through the electron beam
Wim Leemans of Berkeley Lab's Accelerator and Fusion Research Division heads LOASIS, the Laser and Optical Accelerator Systems Integrated Studies, an oasis indeed for students pursuing graduate studies in ...
State-of-the-art beams from table-top accelerators: Part One: Focusing in on beam focus
(Phys.org)—The rapidly evolving technology of laser plasma accelerators (LPAs) – called "table-top accelerators" because their length can be measured in centimeters instead of kilometers – promises ...
From lectures to explosives detection: Laser pointer identifies dangerous chemicals in real-time
By using an ordinary green laser pointer, the kind commonly found in offices and college lecture halls, an Israeli research team has developed a new and highly portable Raman spectrometer that can detect ...
Japan mini-satellite to flash code from space
A palm-sized Japanese satellite in orbit around Earth will flash a Morse code message that will be visible around the world from next month, the mission commander said Friday.
New record in quantum communications
(Phys.org)—Researchers from The Australian National University have taken a quantum leap towards developing the next-generation super-fast networks needed to drive future computing.
A new use for atomically engineered gold
A University of Central Florida assistant professor has developed a new material using nanotechnology, which could help keep pilots and sensitive equipment safe from destructive lasers.
World's most powerful X-ray laser beam refined to scalpel precision
With a thin sliver of diamond, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have transformed the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) into an even more precise tool ...
World record neutron beam at Los Alamos National Laboratory
(Phys.org) -- Using a one-of-a-kind laser system at Los Alamos National Laboratory, scientists have created the largest neutron beam ever made by a short-pulse laser, breaking a world record. Neutron beams ...
Bringing telescope tech to X-ray lasers
(Phys.org) -- Technology that helps ground-based telescopes cut through the haze of Earth's atmosphere to get a clearer view of the heavens may also be used to collect better data at cutting-edge X-ray lasers ...
Research group creates longer lived and more efficient quantum memory
3D-printer with nano-precision
Printing three dimensional objects with incredibly fine details is now possible using "two-photon lithography". With this technology, tiny structures on a nanometer scale can be fabricated. Researchers at ...