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Researchers Produce Möbius Strips from Polarization of Light

Researchers Produce Möbius Strips from Polarization of Light

A collaboration between researchers from Canada, Europe, and the United States has experimentally produced Möbius strips from the polarization of light, confirming a theoretical prediction that it is possible for light’s electromagnetic field to assume this peculiar shape. [More]
Novel Technique to Extend Storage Time of Quantum Memories

Novel Technique to Extend Storage Time of Quantum Memories

The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory. [More]
Kagome Nanostructure Allows Undistorted Transmission of Extremely Short Infrared Laser Pulses

Kagome Nanostructure Allows Undistorted Transmission of Extremely Short Infrared Laser Pulses

In a marathon, everyone starts at roughly the same place at roughly the same time. But the faster runners will gradually increase their lead, and in the end, the distribution of runners on the street will be very broad. Something similar happens to a pulse of light sent through a medium. [More]
InAs/GaSb Type II Superlattice Demonstrates MWIR Images While Operating at High Temperatures

InAs/GaSb Type II Superlattice Demonstrates MWIR Images While Operating at High Temperatures

From aerial surveillance to cancer detection, mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) radiation has a wide range of applications. And as the uses for high-sensitivity, high-resolution imaging continue to expand, MWIR sources are becoming more attractive. [More]
Scientists Manage to Slow Photons in Free Space

Scientists Manage to Slow Photons in Free Space

Scientists have long known that the speed of light can be slowed slightly as it travels through materials such as water or glass. [More]
Wavelength Electronics Introduces Quantum Cascade Laser LAB Family of Instruments

Wavelength Electronics Introduces Quantum Cascade Laser LAB Family of Instruments

Electronic noise from Quantum Cascade Laser drivers has long limited the detection threshold of chemical sensors. No longer. Patented1 low noise technology is now available to both researchers and developers. Wavelength Electronics introduces the QCL LAB family of instruments that couple an intuitive touchscreen display with low noise drive electronics that have a proven track record of dropping detection thresholds up to an order of magnitude. [More]
Prototype Optical Quantum Hard Drive Has Record Storage Time

Prototype Optical Quantum Hard Drive Has Record Storage Time

Scientists developing a prototype quantum hard drive have improved storage time by a factor of more than 100. [More]
QD Vision Announces New Investments to Address Increasing Demand for Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology

QD Vision Announces New Investments to Address Increasing Demand for Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology

QD Vision today announced significant new investments to meet surging demand for its Color IQ™ quantum dot technology for televisions and monitors. The new funding will help accelerate the growth of the company, particularly by expanding sales and marketing operations in China – the global center of TV manufacturing and consumption. [More]
New TCL 55” 4K UHD Quantum Dot TV to be Introduced in Europe and Asia Pacific Markets

New TCL 55” 4K UHD Quantum Dot TV to be Introduced in Europe and Asia Pacific Markets

The new TCL 55” 4K UHD Quantum Dot TV that launched in the Chinese market in December will soon be available in the targeted overseas markets, such as Europe and Asia Pacific, according to TCL Multimedia and QD Vision. [More]
Novel Trap Captures Atoms along Ultra Thin Glass Fiber for Future Quantum Computer Networks

Novel Trap Captures Atoms along Ultra Thin Glass Fiber for Future Quantum Computer Networks

In order to develop future quantum computer networks, it is necessary to hold a known number of atoms and read them without them disappearing. [More]