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2015-01-24 10:14:43

Scientists have slowed the speed of light by changing its shape! Was Einstein wrong? What will happen next? It's all so exciting!

glass fiber
2014-11-05 03:00:52

At the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), two photons were made to interact strongly using an ultra-thin glass fiber. This technique is an important new tool for quantum technology.

superconducting nanowires
2014-09-16 03:00:52

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have directly entangled three photons in the most technologically useful state for the first time, thanks in part to superfast, super-efficient single-photon detectors developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

World’s First Photonic Router
2014-07-14 03:14:29

Weizmann Institute scientists have demonstrated for the first time a photonic router – a quantum device based on a single atom that enables routing of single photons by single photons.

2014-05-14 16:33:32

-- Quarterly Sales of $5.8 Million -- Net Earnings of $2.1 Million BURNABY, BC, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Photon Control Inc.

Two For One In Solar Power
2013-11-18 09:51:03

Solar cells offer the opportunity to harvest abundant, renewable energy.

Creating Matter That Behaves Like Luke Skywalker's Light Saber
2013-09-26 07:51:56

Scientists from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have joined forces to create a never-before-seen form of matter that is said to behave like the legendary light sabers of Star Wars fame.

Brighter Future From Photonic Quantum Computers
2013-05-13 12:40:14

Harnessing the unique features of the quantum world promises a dramatic speed-up in information processing as compared to the fastest classical machines.

2013-03-18 20:52:23

One of the most basic laws of quantum mechanics is that a system can be in more than one state – it can exist in multiple realities – at once.

Reading Photons In Quantum Information Enters A New Phase
2013-01-07 07:44:51

A new device developed by researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) uses an active detection process to establish a new, more accurate standard for reading quantum information.


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