News tagged with photons

Composite battery boost

(Phys.org) —New composite materials based on selenium (Se) sulfides that act as the positive electrode in a rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery could boost the range of electric vehicles by up to ...

dateDec 04, 2013 in Materials Science
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Seeing a photon without absorbing it

Light is of fundamental importance. It allows us to see the world around us and record pictures of our environment. It enables communication over long distances through optical fibers. All current methods ...

dateNov 14, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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On-chip quantum buffer realized

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. has realized a quantum buffer integrated on an optical waveguide. The buffer is based on the "slow light effect", where the propagation speed of a pulsed light in a special ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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