News tagged with scatter light

Quantum cryptography goes maintream

(Phys.org)—Researchers from Toshiba and the Department of Engineering have perfected a technique that offers a less expensive way to ensure the security of high-speed fibre-optic cables, protecting communication ...

Dec 05, 2012
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A ghost in Cepheus

Described as a "dusty curtain" or "ghostly apparition," mysterious reflection nebula VdB 152 really is very faint. Far from your neighborhood on this Halloween Night, the cosmic phantom is nearly 1,400 light-years ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Deep cleaning with carbon dioxide

One of the many interesting items on show is a tool that combines – in one step – cleaning with supercritical carbon dioxide and cleaning with CO2 snow.

Oct 09, 2012
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Walls are mirrors with new imaging technique

(Phys.org) -- A child's dream wanting to come true: putting on a magic cape to see around corners and through walls, solving mysteries and catching criminals. Scientists, meanwhile, are achieving the same optical powers with ...

Jul 16, 2012 weblog
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Measuring magnetic fields

(Phys.org) -- Polarized light is a familiar phenomenon, as people who prefer polarized sunglasses can testify. The electric field in a beam of light can vibrate either left-right or up-down, and the scattering ...

Apr 09, 2012
5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast