Development promises all-optical transistors that consume little power and which could enable more powerful computers.
European Space Agency has been testing the astronaut assistance tool as part of its training and operations system.
Technique may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.
So the Institute is developing standards to evaluate and compare Single Photon Detectors to benchmarks.
Each covers an area of 900 mm2 using low-cost methods and several orders of magnitude larger than usually possible.
Silicon-based device “like a nanoscale optical parametric oscillator” could enable variety of photonic applications.
LUVMI-X project developing laser to find water / other volatiles in polar regions.
New nanoscopy approach to capture biological processes occurring inside cells at sub-ms speeds.
Developer NIST says design could be used to indicate calcium, cell growth factor and some antibodies.
Johns Hopkins lensless scope is just a few hundred nanometers across yet can capture images of live neuron activity.
Optical cellulose fiber could enable detecting changes in moisture level of buildings.
Los Alamos spin-out tailoring solar spectrum with quantum dots to grow crops in orbit.