Vertical cavity quantum switch could lead us away from electronics-based computing
Proposal for optical transistor uses light to control light
Could light and matter coupling lead to quantum computation?
Physicists demonstrate 100-fold speed increase in optical quantum memory
Atomtronic transistor and diode could advance quantum computing
'Metasurfaces' to usher in new optical technologies
(Phys.org) —New optical technologies using "metasurfaces" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light are nearing commercialization, with potential applications including advanced solar cells, computers, ...
'Building block' of quanutm networks created
(Phys.org)—A proof-of-concept device that could pave the way for on-chip optical quantum networks has been created by a group of researchers from the US.
Graphene plasmonics beats the drug cheats
Wonder material graphene could help detect the presence of drugs or toxins in the body or dramatically improve airport security, University of Manchester researchers have found.
Boson samplers offering promise for new kinds of computing devices
Silicon nanophotonics: Using light signals to transmit data
(Phys.org)—IBM announced today a major advance in the ability to use light instead of electrical signals to transmit information for future computing. The breakthrough technology – called "silicon nanophotonics" ...
'Super atoms': Rydberg excitations form ordered structures in a quantum gas due to long-range interactions
(Phys.org)—Future computers are expected to use the laws of quantum physics to accomplish certain tasks in the blink of an eye that require decades for present-day computers. Physicists at the Max Planck ...
Making a better invisibility cloak
The first functional "cloaking" device reported by Duke University electrical engineers in 2006 worked like a charm, but it wasn't perfect. Now a member of that laboratory has developed a new design that ...
Disney's magical vision calls for 3-D printed optical elements (w/ Video)
Researchers demonstrate 'giant' forces in super-strong nanomaterials
(Phys.org)—In a study that could lead to advances in the emerging fields of optical computing and nanomaterials, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology report that a new class of nanoscale ...