News tagged with optical fibre

Nanoscale one-way street for light

An optical device at nanoscale which allows light to pass in only one direction has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna). It consists of alkali atoms which are coupled to ultrathin glass fibres.

dateDec 14, 2015 in Nanophysics
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New sensor to aid in vitro fertilization

The tricky process of monitoring early-stage embryos during the in vitro fertilization process could become much easier with the development of a new fibre-optic sensor that can measure concurrently, hydrogen peroxide and ...

dateJan 05, 2016 in Engineering
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Two photons strongly coupled by glass fiber

Usually, light waves do not interact with each other. Coupling of photons with other photons is only possible with the help of special materials and very intense light. Scientists in Vienna have now created the strongest ...

dateNov 02, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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