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FiO + LS 2019 Focus on Quantum Brings to Light Innovations in Research and Applications

Technical sessions at this year’s conference centered around four thematic areas: Autonomous Systems, Nanophotonics and Plasmonics, Virtual Reality and Augmented Vision, as well as Quantum Technologies.
20-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Observing Hundreds of Neurons at Once with Two-Photon Microscopy

Computational Approach Speeds Up Advanced Microscopy Imaging
27-Aug-2019 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cracking a Decades-Old Test, Researchers Bolster Case for Quantum Mechanics

At upcoming FiO + LS conference, researchers will discuss creative tactics to get rid of loopholes that have long confounded tests of quantum mechanics. With their innovative method, the researchers were able to demonstrate quantum interactions...
22-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dawn of the Quantum Internet, Secure Quantum Cryptography, and Harnessing Entanglement

Quantum technologies harness the unusual properties of the atomic and subatomic world, where the rules of classical physics do not apply. Properties like entanglement – what Einstein called “spooky action at a distance” – and superposition...
8-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Demonstrate High-Performing Room-Temperature Nanolaser

Scientists at Yokohama National University in Japan have built a highly efficient room-temperature nanometer-scale laser that produces stable, continuous streams of near-infrared laser light. Using only a microwatt of power, this nanolaser design...
20-Jun-2007 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rapid, High-Resolution 3D Images of the Living Retina Produced by Scientists

In efforts that may improve diagnoses of many eye diseases, optics researchers will introduce a new type of laser for providing high-resolution 3-D images of the retina.
2-May-2007 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Catching Cancer's Spread by Watching Hemoglobin

In an advance that can potentially assist cancer diagnosis, a new optical technique provides high-resolution, three-dimensional images of blood vessels by taking advantage of the natural multiple-photon-absorbing properties of hemoglobin.
30-Apr-2007 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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"Optoelectronic Tweezers" Push Nanowires Around

In efforts that can improve studies of biological objects and the construction of nanotech materials, researchers at the University of California-Berkeley have invented "optoelectronic tweezers," a new way of controlling nanometer-scale objects. The...
27-Apr-2007 6:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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