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20 Jun 22
Perovskite development heralds quantum breakthrough

Photonic device from Nebraska and California team will help to discover minimum of “key formulations” at room temperature.

20 Jun 22
CREOL researchers create high-rate, 40-channel optical link

Silicon-based device can transmit about 400 GB of data per second; to meet growing need to move content faster.

15 Jun 22
KAUST platform images plant growth and development

Better monitoring of plant phenotypes and what happens underground will assist cultivation.

14 Jun 22
KIT develops perovskite/CIS tandem solar cells with efficiency near 25%

Thin-film photovoltaics are efficient and versatile in a “double pack”; combination promises mobile applications.

13 Jun 22
Attosecond spectroscopy gives new view of non-linear optics

Max Born Institute and partners use attosecond-pump attosecond-probe method to study behavior.

13 Jun 22
Which UV wavelengths best disinfect Covid-19?

US labs NIST and DHS conduct thorough tests to show how different wavelengths interact with virus.

09 Jun 22
Sponge-like solar cells could be basis for better pacemakers

University of Chicago invents new way to make a solar cell by etching holes in top layer to make it porous.

08 Jun 22
Laser threshold magnetometry promises sensitive magnetic sensors

Fraunhofer project achieves first measurement of magnetic-field-dependent stimulated emission.

07 Jun 22
UK researchers run ‘mass-manufacturable’ sensors at quantum limit

Photonic method heralds applications like monitoring greenhouse gases and cancer detection.

06 Jun 22
Munich partnership controls light pulses in MIR range

Development offers potential to boost reliability of medical diagnostics using infrared lasers.

06 Jun 22
Western Australia ‘breakthrough’ towards gravitational wave detection

University group is using metasurface sensor to measure tell-tale laser eigenmodes.

01 Jun 22
Japan’s NICT transmits 1 petabit/s in standard multi-core optical fiber...

...while Airguide Photonics hollow-core fiber development achieves “record-low” propagation losses.

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