News - 1 Jul 2020
High-pressure materials science has taken off over the last couple of decades with advances in previously difficult experimental techniques and from technologies such as diamond anvils, which squeeze...
News - 30 Jun 2020
A scientist might want to do cartwheels upon making a discovery, but this time the discovery itself relies on cartwheels.
Researchers at Rice University have discovered details about a novel type...
News - 15 Jun 2020
Research coauthored by team from the Department of Physics and Astronomy reveals that optical fields have the ability to modify electronic properties of a solid.
The paper, "Coherent...
News - 22 May 2020
At the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), scientists have employed sophisticated light detectors, next-generation atomic clocks, and a measurement tool known as a frequency comb to...
News - 21 May 2020
For the first time, monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides with excellent optical properties were grown. A team of physicists from the University of Warsaw managed to overcome the technical...
News - 20 May 2020
Scientists are using light waves to accelerate supercurrents and access the unique properties of the quantum world, including forbidden light emissions that one day could be applied to high-speed,...
News - 20 May 2020
The home entertainment console found in almost all houses could be the key to a new weapon in the battle against the coronavirus.
Chris Barty, UCI Distinguished Professor of physics & astronomy,...
News - 14 May 2020
Researchers at the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw have demonstrated micrometre-sized 3D-printed aspherical microlenses which can replace bulky microscope objectives in spectroscopic...
News - 7 May 2020
Teledyne Princeton Instruments (TPI), a Teledyne Technologies [NYSE:TDY] company, announces the addition of the new IsoPlane® 81 aberration-free, imaging spectrograph to their...
News - 23 Apr 2020
According to scientists, optical fiber communications may soon become more energy efficient, thanks to a recent discovery made by a U.S. Army study on optoelectronic devices.