News tagged with photonic technologies

Method to significantly enhance optical force

Light consists of a flow of photons. If two waveguides โ€“ cables for light โ€“ are side by side, they attract or repel each other. The interaction is due to the optical force, but the effect is usually extremely small. Physicists ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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Quantum research race lights up the world

The race towards quantum computing is heating up. Faster, brighter, more exacting โ€“ these are all terms that could be applied as much to the actual science as to the research effort going on in labs around the globe.

dateSep 30, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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