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November 28, 2015

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November 28, 2015

Nov. 23, 2015 — New research into the distribution of natural light and its level of exposure in historic buildings has been the focus of recent research. The work included imaging methods to measure where the ... read more

Nov. 19, 2015 — Both in materials science and in biomedical research it is important to be able to view minute nanostructures. Scientists have developed a new computed tomography method based on scattering of ... read more

Bringing the Chaos in Light Sources Under Control

Nov. 18, 2015 — Noise is an issue in optical telecommunications. And findings means of controlling noise is key to physicists investigating light-emitting diodes or lasers. Now, an Italo-Iraqi team has worked on a ... read more

New Discovery Provides New Opportunities for Chips

Nov. 18, 2015 — A new manufacturing method to create three-dimensional nanostructures has been uncovered by scientists. This revolutionary method enables large-scale production of photonic crystals that can capture ... read more

Quality Control of Quantum Simulators

Nov. 18, 2015 — An international team of scientists has proposed a new certification method that applies to photonic devices in which light quanta serve as the carriers of quantum ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — The path toward an even faster internet has been hindered by energy consumption and cost per optical component. Researchers have designed a tunable filter -- an important component of high-capacity ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Pioneering new research could pave the way for miniaturized optical circuits and increased internet speeds, by helping accelerate the 'graphene ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Though they're not quite ready for boarding a lá "Fantastic Voyage," nanoscale submarines are proving themselves ... read more

Ultra-Short X-Ray Pulses Could Shed New Light on the Fastest Events in Physics

Nov. 16, 2015 — If you've ever been captivated by slow-motion footage on a wildlife documentary, or you've shuddered when similar technology is used to replay highlights from a boxing match, you'll ... read more

Nov. 13, 2015 — Lasers could heat materials to temperatures hotter than the centre of the Sun in only 20 quadrillionths of a second, according to new ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — Physicists have extended the theory of resonance fluorescence, a classic phenomenon in quantum optics, to 2D nanostructures that have novel light emission properties. The research has potential ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — Einstein was wrong about at least one thing: There are, in fact, 'spooky actions at a distance,' as now proven by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and ... read more

Nov. 12, 2015 — Polymeric carbon nitride is an organic material with interesting optoelectronic properties. As an inexpensive photocatalyst, it can be used to facilitate water splitting using sunlight. Research has ... read more

Researchers Open 'Golden Window' in Deep Brain Imaging

Nov. 11, 2015 — The neuroscience community is saluting the creation of a 'Golden Window' for deep brain imaging. This is a first for brain imaging, explain the authors of a new report on the ... read more

Nov. 11, 2015 — In the quest for renewable fuels, scientists are taking lessons from a humble bacterium that fills our oceans and covers moist surfaces the world over. Cyanothece 51142, a type of bacteria also ... read more

Nov. 10, 2015 — A new, onion-like nanoparticle could open new frontiers in biomaging, solar energy harvesting and light-based security ... read more

Nov. 10, 2015 — Researchers have developed techniques that can be used to create ideal geometric phase holograms for any kind of optical pattern -- a significant advance over the limitations of previous techniques. ... read more

Nov. 10, 2015 — A new display brings visual information directly into the user's field of vision, as a high-definition image on an eyeglass lens. This will enable smartglasses to replace even smartphones or ... read more

Nov. 9, 2015 — Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate -- and, in theory, block -- pain signals in ... read more

Nov. 9, 2015 — Researchers have devised a technology that can bring true color to infrared imaging systems, like the one the Predator used to track Arnold Schwarzenegger through the jungle. Rather than creating ... read more

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