New materials for more powerful solar cells
Applying a thin film of metallic oxide significantly boosts the performance of solar panel cells—as recently demonstrated by Professor Federico Rosei and his team at the Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research ...
255 Terabits/s: Researchers demonstrate record data transmission over new type of fiber
Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands and the University of Central Florida (CREOL), report in the journal Nature Photonics the successful transmission of a record high 2 ...
Researchers build reversible tractor beam that moves objects 100 times farther than other efforts
Longer distance quantum teleportation achieved
Physicists at the University of Geneva have succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal over 25 kilometers of optical fiber.
Defying physics, engineers prove a magnetic field for light
In electronics, changing the path of electrons and manipulating how they flow is as easy as applying a magnetic field.
Japanese universities develop new world's fastest camera
An optomechanical crystal to study interactions among colocalized photons and phonons
A photon is the quantum particle of light and electromagnetic radiation. A phonon is its equivalent when it comes to mechanical vibrations of matter and heat transmission. Although it might seem surprising, electromagnetic ...
Ultrafast laser technique developed to observe electron action
University of Central Florida physicist Zenghu Chang has done it again. For a third time this year, his research group has published an article in a Nature Photonics journal.
Researchers develop fully photonics-based radar system (Update)
Signal control with light frequencies
In a review article in Nature Photonics Ferenc Krausz and Mark Stockman discuss the prospects, recent experimental and theoretical findings open for the future of signal processing.
Researchers use quantum entanglement to improve differential interference contrast microscopy
Researchers create on-chip interference between pairs of photon sources
The analogue of tsunami for telecommunication
Development of electronics and communication requires hardware capable of increasingly larger precision, ergonomics and throughput. For communication and GPS navigation satellites, it is of great importance to reduce the ...
Researchers peek at the forgotten component of light
(Phys.org) —Physicists from FOM institute AMOLF have for the first time simultaneously measured the electrical and magnetic fields of light. With such a measurement scientists can better understand the ...