News tagged with polarisation

New material puts a twist in light

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have uncovered the secret to twisting light at will. It is the latest step in the development of photonics, the faster, more compact and less carbon-hungry ...

dateJul 18, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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Satellite delivery of 3D television

(PhysOrg.com) -- As part of its Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems programme, ESA is taking a practical step towards a new viewing experience: 3D television at home, delivered by satellite.

dateSep 16, 2009 in Telecom
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Researchers develop light transistor

TU Vienna has managed to turn the oscillation direction of beams of light – simply by applying an electrical current to a special material. This way, a transistor can be built that functions with light ...

dateJul 08, 2013 in General Physics
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Dissecting a stellar explosion

(PhysOrg.com) -- Integral has captured one of the brightest gamma-ray bursts ever seen. A meticulous analysis of the data has allowed astronomers to investigate the initial phases of this giant stellar explosion, ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Astronomy
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