News tagged with polarisation

Satellite delivery of 3D television

( -- 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 instead of electrical ...

dateJul 08, 2013 in General Physics
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Rapid data transfer thanks to quantum physics

RUB engineers have developed a new concept for accelerating data transfer in server farms. To this end, the team at the Chair of Photonics and Terahertz Technology applies a quantum-mechanical variable, i.e. the spin. RUBIN, ...

dateFeb 25, 2015 in General Physics
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Dissecting a stellar explosion

( -- 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, which led ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Astronomy
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