Current Headlines

  1. Porous Materials Shed Light On Environmental Purification
    6/27/2018

    During the last two decades, porous materials such as zeolites and metal-organic frameworks have drawn the attention of the scientific community due to the wide range of applications derived from their porosity.

  2. Study Provides Insight Into The Physics Of The Higgs Particle
    6/27/2018

    Physicists at the University of Bonn have succeeded in putting a superconducting gas into an exotic state. Their experiments allow new insights into the properties of the Higgs particle, but also into fundamental characteristics of superconductors. The publication, which is already available online, will soon appear in the journal “Nature Physics”.

  3. Laser-Made Aircraft Parts
    6/27/2018

    The team of RMIT researchers led by Professor Milan Brandt are using ‘laser metal deposition’ technology to build and repair steel and titanium parts for defence force aircraft in collaboration with RUAG Australia and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC).

  4. New Photodetector Could Improve Night Vision, Thermal Sensing And Medical Imaging
    6/27/2018

    Using graphene, one of science’s most versatile materials, engineers from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have invented a new type of photodetector that can work with more types of light than its current state-of-the-art counterparts. The device also has superior sensing and imaging capabilities.

  5. Ophir® Photonics Receives ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Ensuring Highest Accuracy NIST-Traceable Measurements From The Company's Laser Measurement Products
    6/26/2018

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, is pleased to announce that Ophir® Photonics has received ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for its Jerusalem, Israel Calibration Laboratory. ISO/IEC 17025 is given to calibration laboratories who have achieved the highest standards of quality, administration, and technical operations.

  6. Probing The Complex Dielectric Properties Of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
    6/26/2018

    An international team of researchers from Oxford, Diamond, and Turin, has demonstrated the novel use of synchrotron radiation infrared (SRIR) reflectivity experiments, to measure the complex and broadband dielectric properties of metal-organic framework (MOFs) materials.

  7. Twisted Meta-Molecules As They Really Are
    6/26/2018

    Physicists at the University of Bath have devised a new and highly sensitive method to truly test the chirality of a material, eliminating the risk of false positives from competing effects.

  8. A Milestone On The Path Towards Efficient Solar Cells
    6/26/2018

    Generating more electricity from solar cells and conducting further research into so-called singlet fission. This is what scientists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) are currently working on as part of a joint research project conducted in collaboration with Argonne-Northwestern Solar Energy Research (ANSER) Center at Northwestern University in Evanston, USA.

  9. Lumerical Delivers Multiphysics Simulation Suite Purpose-Built For Photonics Designers
    6/25/2018

    Lumerical Inc., (http://www.lumerical.com) a leading developer of photonic design and simulation tools, announced the addition of a new finite element eigenmode solver (FEEM) to DEVICE, its multiphysics photonics design platform.

  10. Finisar Demonstrates VCSEL And Diffractive Optics Technology For 3D Sensing Applications
    6/25/2018

    Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR), a world leader in optical communication modules and 3D Sensing VCSEL (Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser) technology, today announced its participation at Sensors Expo with several demonstrations and product displays.