Editor’s Picks

  1. Delft Scientists Make First ‘On Demand’ Entanglement Link

    Researchers at QuTech in Delft have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost.

  2. Physicists Solve The Mystery Of Vanishing Particles In Graphene

    Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Tohoku University (Japan) have explained the puzzling phenomenon of particle-antiparticle annihilation in graphene, recognized by specialists as Auger recombination.

  3. Carbon Nanotube Optics Poised To Provide Pathway To Optical-Based Quantum Cryptography And Quantum Computing

    Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon emitters for quantum information processing. Their analysis of progress in the field is published in this week’s edition of the journal Nature Materials.

  4. Tracking Down The Mystery Of Entangled Particles Of Light

    Bernese researchers have taken an important step towards new measurement methods such as quantum spectroscopy. In an experiment, they succeeded in uncovering part of the mystery surrounding the so-called "entangled photons" and gaining fine control on the measured correlations.

  5. Miniaturized Infrared Cameras Take Colored Photos Of The Eye

    Look into one's eye and you might be able to see their soul. Or at least you can see signs of a stroke or diabetes. By looking at the blood vessels in the eyes, doctors can tell a lot about a person's health.

  6. Through A Prism Brightly: A New Way To Measure The Light-Warping Properties Of Hyperbolic Metamaterials

    Manipulating light in a variety of ways—shrinking its wavelength and allowing it to travel freely in one direction while stopping it cold in another--hyperbolic metamaterials have wide application in optical communications and as nanoparticle sensors.

  7. Electron Sandwich Doubles Thermoelectric Performance

    Researchers more than doubled the ability of a material to convert heat into electricity, which could help reduce the amount of wasted heat, and thus wasted fossil fuel, in daily activities and industries.

  8. Squeezing Light At The Nanoscale

    Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new technique to squeeze infrared light into ultra-confined spaces, generating an intense, nanoscale antenna that could be used to detect single biomolecules.

  9. Minimalist Biostructures Designed To Create Nanomaterials

    Researchers of the Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (IBB-UAB) have achieved to generate 4 peptides -molecules smaller than proteins - capable of self-assembling in a controlled manner to form nanomaterials.

  10. Basler Presents Cost-Effective 'Racer' Line Scan Cameras With GigE And Camera Link (PoCL) Interfaces
    The camera specialist Basler introduces the first models of their new cost-effective line scan camera family racer at VISION Stuttgart 2011.