New mechanism found for generating giant vortices in quantum fluids of light.
March 5, 2021 • ~5 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
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
Researchers have developed a method to ‘squeeze’ visible light in order to see inside tiny memory devices. The technique will allow researchers to probe how
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~3 min
Researchers have shown why intense, pure red colours in nature are mainly produced by pigments, instead of the structural colour that produces bright blue and
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~3 min
Cambridge engineers have developed a new augmented reality (AR) head-mounted display (HMD) that delivers a realistic 3D viewing experience, without the commonly associated side effects of nausea or eyestrain.
Sept. 22, 2019 • ~3 min
The smallest pixels yet created – a million times smaller than those in smartphones, made by trapping particles of light under tiny rocks of gold – could be used for new types of large-scale flexible displays, big enough to cover entire buildings.
May 10, 2019 • ~3 min