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  1. Transition Metal Complexes: Mixed Works Better

    A team at BESSY II has investigated how various iron-complex compounds process energy from incident light. They were able to show why certain compounds have the potential to convert light into electrical energy.

  2. Cosemi Acquires Optella

    Cosemi Technologies Inc., a global leader in innovative, high-speed connectivity solutions, today announced the acquisition of Optella Co. Ltd. A South Korean corporation, Optella is a provider of optical connectivity for long-reach optical interconnect applications.

  3. Quantum Science Turns Social

    Researchers developed a versatile remote gaming interface that allowed external experts as well as hundreds of citizen scientists all over the world through multiplayer collaboration and in real time to optimize a quantum gas experiment in a lab at Aarhus University

  4. Next-Gen Batteries Possible With New Engineering Approach

    Dramatically longer-lasting, faster-charging and safer lithium metal batteries may be possible, according to Penn State research, recently published in Nature Energy.

  5. Feeling The Pressure With Universal Tactile Imaging

    Touch, or tactile sensing, is fundamentally important for a range of real-life applications, from robotics to surgical medicine to sports science. Tactile sensors are modeled on the biological sense of touch and can help researchers to understand human perception and motion.

  6. Physicists Discover New Way Of Resonance Tuning For Nonlinear Optics

    A research team from ITMO University and the Australian National University has discovered that different metasurfaces exhibit the same behavior provided a symmetry breaking is introduced to their unit cells (“meta-atoms”).

  7. Earth's Magnetic Field Measured Using Artificial Stars At 90 Kilometers Altitude

    The mesosphere, at heights between 85 and 100 kilometers above the Earth's surface, contains a layer of atomic sodium. Astronomers use laser beams to create artificial stars, or laser guide stars (LGS), in this layer for improving the quality of astronomical observations.

  8. Terahertz Laser Pulses Amplify Optical Phonons In Solids

    A study led by scientists of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science in Hamburg presents evidence of the amplification of optical phonons in a solid by intense terahertz laser pulses.

  9. Quantum Artificial Life Created On The Cloud

    The Quantum Technologies for Information Science (QUTIS) research group, led by the Ikerbasque Professor Enrique Solano of the UPV/EHU’s Department of Physical Chemistry, has developed a quantum biomimetic protocol that reproduces the characteristic process of Darwinian evolution adapted to the language of quantum algorithms and quantum computing.

  10. IPG Photonics Announced Winner Of 2018 Fierce Innovation Award For Next Gen Network Deployment

    IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IPGP), the leader in high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, today announced it was honored as this year’s winner of Fierce Innovation Award, Telecom Edition – Next Gen Deployment – Wireline