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Making opaque materials totally transparent

Most naturally occurring materials have a disordered atomic structure that interferes with the propagation of both sound and electromagnetic waves. When the waves come into contact with these materials, they bounce around ...

dateJul 02, 2018 in General Physics
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New laser makes silicon 'sing'

Yale scientists have created a new type of silicon laser that uses sounds waves to amplify light. A study about the discovery appears June 8 in the online edition of the journal Science.

dateJun 07, 2018 in Optics & Photonics
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Transferring quantum information using sound

Quantum physics has led to new types of sensors, secure data transmission methods and researchers are working toward computers. However, the main obstacle is finding the right way to couple and precisely control a sufficient ...

dateJun 06, 2018 in Quantum Physics
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