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Photons open the gateway for quantum networks

There is tremendous potential for new information technology based on light (photons). Photons (light particles) are very well suited for carrying information and quantum technology based on photons—called quantum photonics, ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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Dielectric film has refractive index close to air

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a dielectric film that has optical and electrical properties similar to air, but is strong enough to be incorporated into electronic and photonic devices - making ...

dateOct 12, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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How big is the universe?

Our brains struggle to comprehend how big the universe is because everything here on Earth, and even the Earth itself, is very small when compared to the immense scale of the universe.

dateOct 05, 2015 in Astronomy
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