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The future of electronics is light

For the past four decades, the electronics industry has been driven by what is called "Moore's Law," which is not a law but more an axiom or observation. Effectively, it suggests that the electronic devices double in speed ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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NA64 hunts the mysterious dark photon

One of the biggest puzzles in physics is that eighty-five percent of the matter in our universe is "dark": it does not interact with the photons of the conventional electromagnetic force and is therefore invisible to our ...

dateNov 25, 2016 in General Physics
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New records set up with 'screws of light'

University of Vienna research team has succeeded in breaking two novel records while experimenting with so-called twisted particles of light. These results, now published in the journal PNAS, are not only of fundamental interest ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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