News tagged with light

A resonator for electrons

Resonators are an important tool in physics. The curved mirrors inside the resonators usually focus light waves that act, for instance, on atoms. Physicists at ETH Zurich have now managed to build a resonator for electrons ...

date11 hours ago in Quantum Physics
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Nanoplasmonics makes the impossible possible

Over a five-year period, Alexander Dmitriev and his research team at Chalmers will take on a task that until now has been deemed impossible: creating strong interaction between light and magnetic fields and determining ways ...

date16 hours ago in Nanophysics
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Dead comets and near-earth encounters

Near Earth Objects (NEOs) are asteroids or comets whose orbits sometimes bring them close to the Earth, thereby posing a potentially threat. The asteroid that struck Chelyabinsk last year was an NEO about 40 meters in diameter. ...

date16 hours ago in Space Exploration
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A sign of the digital times

A team of Massey University engineers and computer scientists are revolutionising digital sign technology with the aim of making "finding your way" an interactive and personalised experience.

date17 hours ago in Software
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