News tagged with quantum optics

Sensing atoms caught in ripples of light

Optical fibers are ubiquitous, carrying light wherever it is needed. These glass tunnels are the high-speed railway of information transit, moving data at incredible speeds over tremendous distances. Fibers are also thin ...

dateSep 27, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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Getting hold of quantum dot biosensors

Quantum dots (QDs) have found so many applications in recent years, they can now be purchased with a variety of composite structures and configurations. Some are available suspended in a biologically friendly fluid, making ...

dateAug 22, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Quantum magnets doped with holes

In general, solid state physicists are not able to separate the two processes, so they cannot answer the question, whether the magnetic order is indeed reduced, or whether it is just hidden.

dateAug 04, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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