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2012-08-21 00:23:37

Researchers at King's College London, in collaboration with European research institutes ICFO (Barcelona) and AMOLF (Amsterdam), have succeeded in mapping how light behaves in complex photonic materials inspired by nature, like iridescent butterfly wings.

Printed Photonic Crystal Mirrors Shrink Down To Size On-Chip Lasers
2012-07-23 09:18:30

Electrical engineers at The University of Texas at Arlington and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have devised a new laser for on-chip optical connections that could give computers a huge boost in speed and energy efficiency.

New Paradigm For Low-power Telecommunications From Unique Properties Of Graphene
2012-07-16 09:41:41

Columbia Engineering pioneers ultralow-power optical information processing and frequency generation in graphene-silicon photonic circuits

2012-06-27 17:50:04

The world’s smallest three-dimensional optical cavities with the potential to generate the world’s most intense nanolaser beams have been created by a scientific team led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley.

Image 1 - Nanophotonics Help Reshape On-chip Computer Data Transmission
2011-11-16 04:13:41

New nanoscale light-emitting diode is thousands of times more energy efficient that laser-based devices and ultrafast; could transform computer data transmission at the chip level.

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2011-08-07 06:30:55

Findings help pave way for next generation of computer chips.

2011-07-25 15:39:26

In an advance that could open new avenues for solar cells, lasers, metamaterials and more, researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated the first optoelectronically active 3-D photonic crystal.

2011-03-04 16:34:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Photonic Products Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PHPG) is pleased to announce that Amy Eskilson has joined the organization as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ms. Eskilson comes to PPGI with a wealth of experience in the photonics sector.

2011-01-28 00:01:04

Scientists have created a diamond-like lattice composed of gold nanoparticles and viral particles, woven together and held in place by strands of DNA. The structure "“ a distinctive mix of hard, metallic nanoparticles and organic viral pieces known as capsids, linked by the very stuff of life, DNA "“ marks a remarkable step in scientists' ability to combine an assortment of materials to create infinitesimal devices. The research, done by scientists at the University of Rochester...


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