Highly conductive organic metal looks promising for disposable electronic devices
Two stopped light pulses interact with each other
Physicists describe how to make time-reversed light pulses
Scientists use light to probe acoustic tuning in gold nanodisks
In a study that could open doors for new applications of photonics from molecular sensing to wireless communications, Rice University scientists have discovered a new method to tune the light-induced vibrations ...
Proposal for optical transistor uses light to control light
Physicists show that superfluid light is possible
New laser-light source could lead to significant advances in research on fundamental physics
With the aid of extremely short and highly intense pulses of laser light, scientists have made great strides in their efforts to observe and control particle motions outside the confines of atomic nuclei. ...
Single photon solid-state memory for telecommunications
All-optical magnetic switching promises terahertz-speed hard drive and RAM memory
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, and the University of Crete in Greece have found a new way to switch magnetism that is at least 1000 times faster than currently used ...
67-attosecond extreme ultraviolet laser pulse is the world's shortest
A University of Central Florida research team has created the world's shortest laser pulse and in the process may have given scientists a new tool to watch quantum mechanics in action – something that has ...
Physicists devise means for observing single atom interference over coherence length
A new phase in reading photons: Photodetector beats the quantum limit by a factor of four
A new photodetector can cleanly discriminate among four states, not just the standard two states of binary logic.
World's most powerful X-ray laser creates two-million-degree matter
Researchers working at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have used the world's most powerful X-ray laser to create and probe a two-million-degree piece of matter in a controlled way for the first time. ...