Next-generation solar cells pass strict international tests

IMAGE: Professor Anita Ho-Baillie with an earlier model perovskite solar cell. view more  Credit: UNSW Australian researchers have for the very first time produced a brand-new generation of speculative solar... Read more »

Light, fantastic: the path ahead for faster, smaller computer processors

IMAGE: From left: Associate Professor Stefano Palomba, Dr Alessandro Tuniz, Professor Martijn De Sterke in the laboratory at the University of Sydney Nano Institute. view more  Credit: Louise Cooper/University of... Read more »

How to manipulate light on the nanoscale over wide frequency ranges

IMAGE: A global group has actually proposed an unique approach that permits to extensively extend this series of working frequencies of phonon polaritons in van der Waals products. view more ... Read more »

Twisting 2D materials uncovers their superpowers

IMAGE: The twist angle in between the layers governs the crystal balance and can result in a range of intriguing physical behaviours, such as non-traditional superconductivity, tunnelling conductance, nonlinear optics... Read more »

CEA-Leti Combines Integrated Optics and Holography in Novel Lens-Free, Augmented Reality Technology

Leti, an institute of CEA-Tech, has developed a novel retinal-projection concept for augmented reality (AR) uses based on a combination of integrated optics and holography. The lens-free optical system... Read more »

Machine learning helps improving photonic applications

IMAGE: The computer system simulation demonstrates how the electro-magnetic field is dispersed in the silicon layer with hole pattern after excitation with a laser. Here, stripes with regional field... Read more »

New photonic chip promises more robust quantum computers

IMAGE: ResearchersDr Alberto Peruzzo (left), Mr Jean-LucTambasco and Dr RobertChapman view more  Credit: Photo by RMIT/CQC2T. Scientists have actually established a topological photonic chip to procedure quantum info, guaranteeing... Read more »

Researchers move closer to completely optical artificial neural network

IMAGE: Researchers have actually revealed a neural network can be trained utilizing an optical circuit (blue rectangular shape in the illustration). In the complete network there would be numerous... Read more »

How smart technology gadgets can avoid speed limits

IMAGE: Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have actually found why there is a speed limitation on how quick the homes of light can be altered with the aid... Read more »

The photoelectric effect in stereo

IMAGE: Depending on whether the electron is close to the oxygen or to the carbon atom, the laser pulse will eject it basically rapidly. That distinction can now be... Read more »