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Nonlinear pi phase shift for single fiber-guided photons

An optical resonator coupled to a single atom enables a medium that provides the maximum nonlinear phase shift of pi at the single-photon level, offering new possibilities for quantum technology.

Diamondoid nanothreads, formed by the solid-state chemical reaction of benzene under pressure, could prove stronger and stiffer than conventional carbon nanotubes.
26 January 2015
A new scheme, based on positioning ultracold atoms at submicron distances from a gold surface and directing their fluorescence photons into surface plasmons, may enable the readout of quantum information.
23 January 2015
Single-layer molybdenum disulfide, a strictly 2D semiconductor, exhibits negative photoconductivity caused by the formation of trions under optical excitation.
22 January 2015

The incoherent combination of multiple low-energy laser pulses may enable a simpler path toward high-average-power, high-peak-power, high-efficiency laser drivers for laser-plasma accelerators.

20 January 2015
Electronic contact lenses can switch between different focal powers, functioning similarly to putting on and taking off reading glasses.
19 January 2015
European photonics industry back to growth in 2014 – analyst
Sector production value rose 3% to €60 billion, says Optech Consulting.
28 January 2015
Natcore develops ‘first’ back-contact solar cell by laser
Enabling all-back-contact solar cells to be made at lower cost than conventional cells.
28 January 2015
Laser inventor Charles Townes dies at 99
Nobel laureate shared 1964 prize for physics with Nicolay Basov and Aleksandr Prokhorov.
28 January 2015
 
Pierre Berini: Photonic detection of dengue could address major world health problem

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