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A University of Central Florida research team has created the world's shortest laser pulse and in the process may have given scientists a new tool to watch quantum mechanics in action – something that has been hidden from view until now.
Like many new measurement tools, the laser frequency comb seemed at first a curiosity but has found more practical uses than originally imagined.
An optical switch developed at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) spurs the prospective integration of photonics and electronics.
Physicists have long chased an elusive goal: the ability to "freeze" and then study the motion of electrons in matter.
Whether surgeons slice with a traditional scalpel or cut away with a surgical laser, most medical operations end up removing some healthy tissue, along with the bad.
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