The advance could improve energy efficiency of data centers and lighten the load for electronics-rich vehicles.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~5 min
The design may enable miniature zoom lenses for drones, cellphones, or night-vision goggles.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
New type of optical computing could solve highly complex problems that are out of reach for even the most powerful supercomputers.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~5 min
The findings may help researchers design “spintronic” devices and novel magnetic materials.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
The design, which uses entangled atoms, could help scientists detect dark matter and study gravity’s effect on time.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
The advance could cut production costs and reduce the size of microelectronics for sensing and communication.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
Five researchers at the University of Cambridge have won consolidator grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premiere funding organisation
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~2 min
The results should help scientists study the viscosity in neutron stars, the plasma of the early universe, and other strongly interacting fluids.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
Fiber optics built into a chip can deliver all the laser light needed to control ions for quantum computing and sensing.
Nov. 4, 2020 • ~8 min
An optical sensor that can detect individual molecules promises early detection of diseases and environmental contamination.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~5 min