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A mirror with a peephole

When light shines through air onto water, some of the light usually will be reflected back into the air. But at one specific angle, called the Brewster angle, all of the p-polarized light travels into the water with no reflection. ...

dateAug 13, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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Acid ions are more than spectators

(Phys.org) —X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) measurements carried out at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Advanced Photon Source, coupled with state-of-the-art density functional theory (DFT) simulations reveal ...

dateAug 07, 2014 in Materials Science
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Verifying the future of quantum computing

Physicists are one step closer to proving the reliability of a quantum computer – a machine which promises to revolutionise the way we trade over the internet and provide new tools to perform powerful simulations.

dateJul 30, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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The world's first photonic router

Weizmann Institute scientists have demonstrated for the first time a photonic router – a quantum device based on a single atom that enables routing of single photons by single photons. This achievement, as reported in Science ...

dateJul 14, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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