Science news articles about 'light photons'

  • The photonic beetle

    ... build an ideal “photonic crystal” to manipulate visible light, impeding the dream ... optical computers that run on light (photons) instead of electricity (electrons). Right ...
  • Breakthrough in light sources for new quantum technology

    ... i.e. circuits based on light (photons) instead of electrons. First, it ... world and photons are the basic units of light and electrons ... thereby emit one photon at a time. Normally, light is scattered in ...
  • Scientists discover how to turn light into matter after 80-year quest

    ... together only two particles of light (photons), to create an electron and ... in practice. This 'photon-photon collider', which would convert light directly into matter ...
  • Computing at the speed of light

    ... is to do everything in light." Photons of light carry information over the ... or office destination, the photons of light must be converted to electrons ...
  • Etched quantum dots shape up as single photon emitters, NIST tests show

    ... dots emit single particles of light (photons), boosting prospects for powering ... emit most photons perpendicular to the chip surface, more light can ... states of light such as two or more photons that are ...
  • Manipulating light on a chip for quantum technologies

    ... control of single particles of lightphotons — on a silicon chip ... Papers]. Quantum technologies with photons Quantum technologies aim to ... the speed of light; and manipulating single photons is easy. ...
  • The quantum spin Hall effect is a fundamental property of light

    ... also an intrinsic property of light. Photons have neither mass nor ... can be found for photons. Though light does not propagate through ... intrinsic quantum Hall effect of photons, and their findings also ...
  • Photons open the gateway for quantum networks

    ... information technology based on light (photons). Photons (light particles) are very well ... technology based on photons—called quantum photonics, will be ... control the transport of photons in a circuit. ...
  • Scientists discover light could exist in a previously unknown form

    ... a new form of light by binding light to a single electron ... that work with packages of light - photons - instead of electrons. It would ... of the light. If this could be adapted into photonic circuits, they ...
  • Photons may emit faster-than-light particles -- if they can die

    The particles that make up light, photons, may live for at least ... years, new research suggests.If photons can die, they could give ... particles that travel faster than light.Many particles in nature decay ...
  • Seeing light in a new way

    ... Vuletic managed to coax photons into binding together to ... wisdom about the nature of light. Photons have long been described ... simply pass through one another. Photonic molecules, however, behave less ...
  • Light Can Play Seesaw At The Nanoscale

    ... and transport fundamental particles of light - photons. The tiny device is ... array of holes, called photonic crystal cavities. These cavities ... capture photons that streamed from a ...
  • A tiny, tunable well of light, and a string theorist's toolbox

    ... Well of Light Photonics, the science of using photons to carry information ... way to produce infrared light, by firing electrons through ... layers. The tiny, tunable light source could be the predecessor ...
  • Quantum photonic researchers start new company, Sparrow Quantum

    ... research group Quantum Photonics at the Niels ... photonic chips that could be used for quantum technology based on light (photons ... ) – that is, photonics instead of electronics ...
  • Whispering light hears liquids talk

    ... minute forces exerted by light (for example: radiation ... which enables 'conversations' between light (photons) and vibration (phonons). These ... as the strong phonon-photon coupling enables experiments ...

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