News tagged with quantum wells

Building a bright future for lasers

Invisible to the human eye, terahertz electromagnetic waves can "see through" everything from fog and clouds to wood and masonry—an attribute that holds great promise for astrophysics research, detecting concealed explosives ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Getting light in shape with metamaterials

Converting light from one wavelength (or "color") to a shorter wavelength, a process needed for efficient communication and advanced manufacturing, is typically inefficient. To tackle that inefficiency, a team built a specialized, ...

dateJul 27, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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Probing the inner secrets of nanowires

(Phys.org) —Semiconductor nanowires (NWs) are vanishingly small: NWs from a recent batch made by scientists in PML's Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division measure about 200 nanometers in diameter (less than 1/500th ...

dateDec 13, 2013 in Nanophysics
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