Researchers discover a new way to control infrared light

The new method could impact devices used in imaging, machine learning, and more.

Anne McGovern | Lincoln Laboratory
Jan. 30, 2020 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: lincoln-laboratory materials-science-and-engineering photonics research imaging dmse school-of-engineering defense-advanced-research-projects-agency-darpa

Surveying the quality of life at MIT

A new survey of MIT students, faculty, and staff will inform initiatives to improve the work-life experience on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory.

Robyn Fizz | EVP Connect
Jan. 28, 2020 | mit

~6 mins

Tags: community students faculty staff human-resources research provost administration urban-studies-and-planning lincoln-laboratory

A trapped-ion pair may help scale up quantum computers

Qubits made from strontium and calcium ions can be precisely controlled by technology that already exists.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory
Jan. 28, 2020 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: lincoln-laboratory quantum-computing photonics research computer-science-and-technology computing

An algorithm with an eye for visibility helps pilots in Alaska

Real-time visibility estimates are a critical need in remote areas where visual flight is common and automated weather stations are scarce.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory
Jan. 6, 2020 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: lincoln-laboratory aviation algorithms weather research imaging

Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans

Technique may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office
Dec. 19, 2019 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes lincoln-laboratory mechanical-engineering research school-of-engineering health-sciences-and-technology imaging medical-devices

Nature can help solve optimization problems

A low-cost analog circuit based on synchronizing oscillators could scale up quickly and cheaply to beat out digital computers.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory
Oct. 28, 2019 | mit

~9 mins

Tags: lincoln-laboratory computing electronics research computer-science-and-technology mathematics

Supercomputer analyzes web traffic across entire internet

Modeling web traffic could aid cybersecurity, computing infrastructure design, Internet policy, and more.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office
Oct. 27, 2019 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: research eaps lincoln-laboratory school-of-science computer-science-and-technology algorithms artificial-intelligence machine-learning data supercomputing internet cybersecurity

Antenna system developed at Lincoln Laboratory aims to improve wireless communications

In-band full-duplex techniques applied to a phased-array antenna may provide a tenfold speedup in data transmit and receive rates while supporting a rapidly increasing number of wireless devices.

Dorothy Ryan | Lincoln Laboratory
Oct. 21, 2019 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: lincoln-laboratory communications wireless research

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