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  1. Electrochemistry To Benefit Photonics: Nanotubes Can Control Laser Pulses
    10/10/2019

    An international team of scientists led by researchers from the Laboratory of Nanomaterials at the Skoltech Center for Photonics and Quantum Materials (CPQM) has shown that the nonlinear optical response of carbon nanotubes can be controlled by electrochemical gating.

  2. Shaping Nanoparticles For Improved Quantum Information Technology
    10/10/2019

    Particles that are mere nanometers in size are at the forefront of scientific research today. They come in many different shapes: rods, spheres, cubes, vesicles, S-shaped worms and even donut-like rings.

  3. Nanoscale Manipulation Of Light Leads To Exciting New Advancement
    10/9/2019

    Controlling the interactions between light and matter has been a long-standing ambition for scientists seeking to develop and advance numerous technologies that are fundamental to society.

  4. Physicists Couple Key Components Of Quantum Technologies
    10/9/2019

    Quantum effects are genuinely found in the world of nanostructures and allow a wide variety of new technological applications. For example, a quantum computer could in the future solve problems, which conventional computers need a lot of time to handle.

  5. Single-Particle Spectroscopy Of CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals Reveals The Origin Low Electroluminescence Efficiency
    10/9/2019

    Researchers from Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) used the method of single-particle spectroscopy to study electroluminescence in light-emitting devices.

  6. Creating A Single Phonon In Ambient Conditions
    10/8/2019

    EPFL physicists have for the first time successfully observed a single quantum of vibrational energy at ambient conditions, involving the oscillation of more than 100 billion atoms. The work opens up new possibilities for the study of quantum phenomena and ultrafast quantum technologies at room temperature.

  7. Thin To Win
    10/8/2019

    The new wave of smartphones to hit the market all come with incredible cameras that produce brilliant photos. There’s only one complaint—the thick camera lenses on the back that jet out like ugly bumps on a sheet of glass.

  8. 2D-Based Single Photon Emitters Integrated With CMOS-Compatible Silicon Nitride Waveguides
    10/8/2019

    Researchers from the Photonics Research Group, an imec research group at Ghent university and MIT announced that they have integrated single photon emitters in 2D layered materials with a Silicon Nitride photonic chip.

  9. A Promising Route To Scalable Quantum Photonics
    10/8/2019

    Researchers from the Photonics Research Group (imec, Ghent University) and MIT have integrated single photon emitters in 2D layered materials with a Silicon Nitride photonic chip.

  10. Cooling Nanotube Resonators With Electrons
    10/8/2019

    Mechanical resonators have been used with great success as new resources in quantum technology. Carbon nanotube mechanical resonators have shown to be excellent ultra-high sensitive devices for the study of new physical phenomena at the nanoscale (e.g. spin physics, quantum electron transport, surface science, and light-matter interaction).