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April 25, 2017

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April 25, 2017

Apr. 21, 2017 — Research has demonstrated a scalable and reliable fabrication process of a large scale hyperlens device based on direct pattern transfer techniques. The research team's new cost-effective ... read more

Ultraviolet Light Sensor for Wearable Devices in the IoT Era

Apr. 20, 2017 — Mass production technology for silicon based ultraviolet (UV) light sensors, suitable for smartphones and wearable devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) era, has been ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Researchers have created a new method to extract the static and dynamic structure of complex chemical systems. In this context, 'structure' doesn't just mean the 3-D arrangement of ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — The structural properties of proteins that could eventually become important materials for manufacturing and medicine are revealed by a novel optical technique that works rapidly to sort through ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Engineers have invented a method to control light propagating in confined pathways, or waveguides, with high efficiency by using nano-antennas. They built photonic integrated devices that had ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Stress sensors are important tools when it comes to evaluating the robustness of a material facing strong mechanical forces. Researchers have just published an article reporting a new kind of sensor ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — A new camera platform has been introduced that uses laser 'speckle' patterns to capture high-resolution images from a distance without telescopic ... read more

New Material Could Save Time and Money in Medical Imaging and Environmental Remediation

Apr. 14, 2017 — Chemists have developed a material that holds the key to cheap, fast and portable new sensors for a wide range of chemicals that right now cost government and industries large sums to ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — A new reconfigurable device that emits patterns of thermal infrared light in a fully controllable manner could one day make it possible to collect waste heat at infrared wavelengths and turn it into ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — A new method to improve semiconductor fiber optics may lead to a material structure that might one day revolutionize the global transmission of data, according to an interdisciplinary team of ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — Physicists have observed a novel quantum effect that limits the number of emitted photons, outlines a new ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — For flexible electrodes, researchers are working with the process of electrospinning, a technique that produces ultra-fine fibers that are up to 100 times thinner than a human hair. These fibers are ... read more

Shedding Light on the Absorption of Light by Titanium Dioxide

Apr. 13, 2017 — Scientists have uncovered the hidden properties of titanium dioxide, one of the most promising materials for light-conversion ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — The creation of new materials is often accompanied with powerful illumination. Scientists are designing an advanced bistatic laser monitor that enables observing high-speed processes hidden by ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — Despite the many advances in portable electronic devices, one thing remains constant: the need to plug them into a wall socket to recharge. Now researchers have developed a light-weight, paper-based ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — Engineers have developed glasses with liquid-based lenses that “flex” to refocus on whatever the wearer is ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — Radio waves, microwaves and even light itself are all made of electric and magnetic fields. The classical theory of electromagnetism was completed in the 1860s by James Clerk Maxwell. At the time, ... read more

'Indistinguishable Photons' Key to Advancing Quantum Technologies

Apr. 11, 2017 — To really take off, advanced quantum information processing will require getting a better (experimental) grasp of an essential phenomenon called “indistinguishable photons.” A high degree of ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — Clearing landmines is dangerous work, posing risk of injury or death to personnel trying to find them. Responding to this need, researchers report a novel system combining lasers and fluorescent ... read more

New Class of Optoelectronic Materials Developed

Apr. 11, 2017 — A new class of semiconductor materials has been pioneered that might enhance the functionality of optoelectronic devices and solar panels -- perhaps even using one hundred times less material than ... read more

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