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High-speed surveillance in solar cells catches recombination red-handed

A research team at Osaka University has developed an improved method for producing microscope images that can spot speedy electrons zipping through nanomaterials used in solar panels. By applying ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Research team develops a high-performance quantum dot mode-locked laser on silicon

Ten years into the future. That's about how far UC Santa Barbara electrical and computer engineering professor John Bowers and his research team are reaching with the recent development of their ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Multimaterial 3-D laser microprinting using an integrated microfluidic system

Complex, three-dimensional (3-D) structures are regularly constructed using a reliable commercial method of 3-D laser micro- and nanoprinting. In a recent study, Frederik Mayer and co-workers ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Nano drops explode 19th century theory

Droplets emanating from a molecular "nano-tap" would behave very differently from those from a household tap 1 million times largerresearchers at the University of Warwick have found. This ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Hyperbolic metamaterials enable nanoscale 'fingerprinting'

Hyperbolic metamaterials are artificially made structures that can be formed by depositing alternating thin layers of a conductor such as silver or graphene onto a substrate. One of their special ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Transformation through light

Laser physicists have taken snapshots of how C60 carbon molecules react to extremely short pulses of intense infrared light.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Next-generation optics in just two minutes of cooking time

Optical circuits are set to revolutionize the performance of many devices. Not only are they 10 to 100 times faster than electronic circuits, but they also consume a lot less power. Within these ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Scientists build the smallest optical frequency comb to-date

Optical frequency combs are laser sources whose spectrum consists of a series of discrete, equally spaced frequency lines that can be used for precise measurements. In the last two decades, ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Engineers develop room temperature, two-dimensional platform for quantum technology

Quantum computers promise to be a revolutionary technology because their elementary building blocks, qubits, can hold more information than the binary, 0-or-1 bits of classical computers. But ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Quantum strangeness gives rise to new electronics

Noting the startling advances in semiconductor technology, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore proposed that the number of transistors on a chip will double each year, an observation that has been ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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