News tagged with quantum optics

Bringing the chaos in light sources under control

Noise is an issue in optical telecommunications. And findings means of controlling noise is key to physicists investigating light-emitting diodes or lasers. Now, an Italo-Iraqi team has worked on a particular type of light ...

dateNov 18, 2015 in Nanophysics
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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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High-speed march through a layer of graphene

In cooperation with the Center for Nano-Optics of Georgia State University in Atlanta, scientists of the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität ...

dateOct 05, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Surfing over simulated ripples in graphene

The single-carbon-atom-thick material, graphene, featuring ripples is not easy to understand. Instead of creating such ripples physically, physicists investigating this kind of unusually shaped material rely on a quantum ...

dateSep 18, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Mini X-ray source with laser light

Physicists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the TU München have developed a method using laser-generated X-rays and phase-contrast X-ray tomography to produce three-dimensional ...

dateAug 14, 2015 in General Physics
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Attosecond electron catapult

A team of physicists and chemists from the Laboratory of Attosecond Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics has studied the interaction of light with tiny glass particles.

dateAug 12, 2015 in General Physics
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