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#optics

Impact of the Langdon effect on crossed-beam energy transfer

New research from the University of Rochester will enhance the accuracy of computer models used in simulations of laser-driven implosions, and may bring scientists one step closer to achieving fusion.

3 Dec 2019 Nature Physics

Through the eyes of animals

Most animals have completely different visual systems to humans, so - for many species - it is unclear how they see complex visual information or colour patterns in nature, and how this drives their behaviour.

3 Dec 2019 Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Programmable linear quantum networks with a multimode fibre

As a consequence, the platform for reconfigurable circuits may be appealing well beyond the quantum physics community.

2 Dec 2019 Nature Photonics

Electro-optical device provides solution to faster computing memories and processors

First-of-a-kind electro-optical device provides solution to faster and more energy efficient computing memories and processors.

29 Nov 2019 Science Advances

Armored with plastic ‘hair’ and silica, new perovskite nanocrystals show more durability

The research team describes a multistep process to produce encased perovskite nanocrystals that exhibit strong resistance to degradation in moist environments.

29 Nov 2019 Science Advances

Light-trapping nanocubes drive inexpensive multispectral camera

Plasmonic light detector could revolutionize multispectral imaging for cancer, food safety and agriculture

25 Nov 2019 Nature Materials

A remote control for everything small

Atoms, molecules or even living cells can be manipulated with light beams. At TU Wien a method was developed to revolutionize such "optical tweezers".

18 Nov 2019 Nature Photonics

Hot electrons harvested without tricks

The results showed that hot electrons from the perovskite semiconductor were readily absorbed by the bphen.

15 Nov 2019 Science Advances

New laser opens up large, underused region of the electromagnetic spectrum

Researchers have developed a compact, room temperature, widely tunable terahertz laser.

14 Nov 2019 Science

A one-way street for light

Physicists at Bonn University irreversibly split photons by freezing them in a Bose-Einstein condensate.

14 Nov 2019 Science

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