A new mathematical approach to understanding zeolites

Study of minerals widely used in industrial processes could lead to discovery of new materials for catalysis and filtering.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Oct. 7, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering materials-research-laboratory industry research nanoscience-and-nanotechnology machine-learning energy-storage photonics mitnano artificial-intelligence dmse

Quantum sensing on a chip

Researchers integrate diamond-based sensing components onto a chip to enable low-cost, high-performance quantum hardware.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Sept. 25, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology light photonics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology quantum-computing electronics research-laboratory-of-electronics electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering

Micro ring resonator has highest quality factor to date

MIT, Singapore researchers show high-quality photonic device based on amorphous silicon carbide.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | July 8, 2019 | mit
~12 mins   

Tags: materials-research-laboratory nanoscience-and-nanotechnology research materials-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering dmse photonics


Mathematical technique quickly tunes next-generation lenses

“Metasurfaces” that manipulate light at tiny scales could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, and optical fibers.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | May 21, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: algorithms mathematics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology photonics research school-of-science

Opportunities for materials innovation abound

Faculty researchers share insights into new capabilities at the annual Industrial Liaison Program Research and Development Conference.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Dec. 14, 2018 | mit
~11 mins   

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See-through film rejects 70 percent of incoming solar heat

Material could be used to coat windows, save on air-conditioning costs.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | Nov. 8, 2018 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: energy materials-science-and-engineering mechanical-engineering photonics research school-of-engineering sustainability nanoscience-and-nanotechnology

Fish-eye lens may entangle pairs of atoms | MIT News

Scientists find a theoretical optical device may have uses in quantum computing.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | Sept. 5, 2018
~9 mins |

Tags:  photonics  physics  quantum-computing  research  school-of-science

On-chip optical filter processes wide range of light wavelengths | MIT News

Silicon-based system offers smaller, cheaper alternative to other “broadband” filters; could improve a variety of photonic devices.

Rob Matheson' | MIT News Office | Aug. 1, 2018
~9 mins |

Tags:  research  photonics  manufacturing  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  research-laboratory-of-electronics  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  physics  school-of-engineering  school-of-science

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