News tagged with quantum vacuum

Dark energy hides behind phantom fields

Quintessence and phantom fields, two hypotheses formulated using data from satellites, such as Planck and WMAP, are among the many theories that try to explain the nature of dark energy. Now researchers from Barcelona and ...

dateMar 26, 2014 in General Physics
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Scientists create light from vacuum

( -- Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology have succeeded in creating light from vacuum – observing an effect first predicted over 40 years ago. The results will be published tomorrow (Wednesday) ...

dateNov 17, 2011 in General Physics
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First, fast, and faster

( -- Scientists in PML's Quantum Measurement Division have produced the first superluminal light pulses made by using a technique called four-wave mixing, creating two separate pulses whose peaks propagate faster ...

dateApr 06, 2012 in Optics & Photonics
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