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Breakthrough in ultra-fast data processing at nanoscale

A research team from the National University of Singapore has recently invented a novel "converter" that can harness the speed and small size of plasmons for high frequency data processing and ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Using optical chaos to control the momentum of light

Integrated photonic circuits, which rely on light rather than electrons to move information, promise to revolutionize communications, sensing and data processing. But controlling and moving ...

Thu 19 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Terahertz spectroscopy goes nano

Brown University researchers have demonstrated a way to bring a powerful form of spectroscopya technique used to study a wide variety of materialsinto the nano-world.

Thu 19 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Supercomputer simulation of chaotic circuits

It's really surprising that many simple electronic circuits built of just a few components behave chaotically, in an extremely complicated, practically unpredictable manner. Physicists from ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Team clarifies valley polarization for electronic and optoelectronic technologies

An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has uncovered a direct link between sample quality and the degree of valley polarization in monolayer transition ...

Thu 19 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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In A Post-Weinstein World, Louis CK’s Movie Is a Total Disaster

Louis CK intended “I Love You, Daddy” to be provocative–but probably not as provocative as it’s going to be, Joe Berkowitz writers after viewing the film The audience ...

18 hours ago from Fastcompany Tech

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Ferroelectric self-assembled molecular materials

Professor Martijn Kemerink of Linkping University has worked with colleagues in Spain and the Netherlands to develop the first material with conductivity properties that can be switched on ...

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Scientists revisit optical constants of ultrathin gold films

Researchers at MIPT have conducted highly precise measurements of the optical constants of ultrathin gold films with thicknesses ranging from 20 to 200 billionths of a meter in the optical part ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Integrating Silicon With Two-Dimensional Material Could Shake Up Photonics

Another 2D material combined with silicon leads to a light-emitting diode and photodetector in one

Tue 17 Oct 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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Electroplating: The birth of a single nucleus caught in camera

Electroplating, or electrodeposition, is one of the most important processes in chemistry, in which a metal cation in solution can be reduced to its elemental form by applying an electrical ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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