Atomic ‘Trojan horse’ for a new generation of X-ray lasers
An intense electron beam that could be used in the X-ray lasers of the future has been produced in research led at the University of Strathclyde.
17 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Physics
uSEE breakthrough unlocks the nanoscale world on standard biology lab equipment
The ability to observe how life works at a nanoscale level is a grand challenge of our time.
16 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Thinnest optical waveguide channels light within just three layers of atoms
The work is a proof of concept for scaling down optical devices to sizes that are orders of magnitude smaller than today’s devices.
12 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Nanotechnology
New retroreflective material could be used in nighttime color-changing road signs
The technology could improve safety for drivers and pedestrians, researchers say
9 Aug 2019 ⋅ Science Advances
Google maps for tissues
BigStitcher can visualize on screen the previously imaged samples in any level of detail desired, but it can also do much more.
5 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Methods
Lessons of conventional imaging let scientists see around corners
The technology could be used in a wide range of applications, from defense and disaster relief to manufacturing and medical imaging.
5 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature
System to image the human eye corrects for chromatic aberrations
Personalized method could help diagnose individual vision problems and enhance studies of color perception
1 Aug 2019 ⋅ Optica
NIST physicists create record-setting quantum motion
Quantum mechanics, the fundamental theory of the atomic world, states that energy is released or absorbed in tiny parcels, or packets, called quanta.
22 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature
Simple ‘smart’ glass reveals the future of artificial vision
The sophisticated technology that powers face recognition in many modern smartphones someday could receive a high-tech upgrade that sounds and looks surprisingly low-tech.
8 Jul 2019 ⋅ Photonics Research
Camera brings unseen world to light
Portable polarization-sensitive camera could be used in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security, atmospheric chemistry and more.
4 Jul 2019 ⋅ Science