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2013-11-25 14:34:47

A recent study led by researchers of the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) achieved the highest force sensitivity ever observed with a nano-mechanical resonator.

New Hologram Technology Created Using Tiny Nanoantennas
2013-11-15 10:27:00

Researchers have created tiny holograms using a "metasurface" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light, representing a potential new technology for advanced sensors, high-resolution displays and information processing.

2013-09-22 23:01:46

Silicon Photonics Market report draws the competitive landscape of the silicon photonics market, providing an in-depth comparative analysis of the technological and marketing strategies adopted

2013-01-28 10:10:59

Ultrafast, efficient, and reliable single-photon detectors are among the most sought-after components in photonics and quantum communication, which have not yet reached maturity for practical application.

Night Vision Coating Can Be Applied To Regular Glasses
2012-12-17 08:53:00

Nanophotonics strikes again, making it possible to add the power of night vision to any regular pair of glasses. This new technology is being developed by a team at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Beersheba, Israel and is said to be only one-micron thick.

IBM Announces New Chip Which Mixes Light And Copper
2012-12-10 10:35:46

Today, IBM will announce a new process by which they can create a new computer chip with additional optical power. By combining optical links to the standard 90-nanometer chip-making procedure, IBM says they can create a chip capable of transferring data at a remarkable 25 gigabits per second

2012-12-07 11:35:26

If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s.

2012-10-10 21:25:05

Rice University researchers are doping graphene with light in a way that could lead to the more efficient design and manufacture of electronics, as well as novel security and cryptography devices.


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