New laser hits mark on cancer imaging to airport security

Harvard researchers have developed a totally new type of laser that can reach terahertz frequencies offering short-range, high-bandwidth wireless communications, very-high-resolution radar, and spectroscopy.

Leah Burrows | Nov. 15, 2019 | harvard
~7 mins   

Tags: science-technology electromagnetic-spectrum engineering federico-capasso laser physics terahertz-frequencies tunable-terahertz-laser

Harvard researchers develop portable camera that sees light vibrate

A portable, miniature camera that can image polarization in a single shot has potential applications in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security, atmospheric chemistry, and more.

Leah Burrows | July 8, 2019 | harvard
~6 mins   

Tags: science-technology cameras federico-capasso harvard-john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences noah-rubin paul-chevalier polarization vision-systems

Harvard: Sound transmitted by laser is ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi breakthrough

In a breakthrough on the road toward ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi, Harvard researchers have demonstrated for the first time a laser that can emit microwaves wirelessly, modulate them, and receive external radio frequency signals.

Leah Burrows | April 25, 2019 | harvard
~5 mins   

Tags: science-technology alexey-belyanin benedikt-schwarz christine-a-wang daniel-mcnulty federico-capasso harvard-office-of-technology-development john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences laser-frequency-combs marco-piccardo michael-k-connors michele-tamagnone noah-a-rubin paul-chevalier quantum-cascade-laser-frequency seas wi-fi yongrui-wang

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