Photonics

09.28.15
First light-based memory chip puts SSDs on notice
09.28.15

First light-based memory chip puts SSDs on notice

Photon-based storage could leave SSDs in the dust.

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08.03.15
Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers
08.03.15

Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers

injecting glowing oil into cells and then blasting the cells with a laser creates a bunch of tiny, biological lasers.

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04.01.15
Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip
04.01.15

Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip

Until now, quantum teleportation (that is, sending quantum data from one place to another) has req...

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02.01.15
Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers
02.01.15

Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers

Photon entanglement is one of the odder properties of quantum physics, but it promises a lot for c...

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12.04.14
Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers
12.04.14

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanfo...

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06.19.14
Future phones will have security measures built into the glass
06.19.14

Future phones will have security measures built into the glass

The glass on your smartphone screen doesn't do a lot right now: it lets pictures and touch input g...

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06.11.14
HP's Machine technology rethinks the basics of computing
06.11.14

HP's Machine technology rethinks the basics of computing

We've seen bits and pieces of technology that hint at the future of computing, but HP has just tak...

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05.19.14
Scientists find a way to create matter from light
05.19.14

Scientists find a way to create matter from light

Scientists have long theorized that you can create matter from light by colliding photons, but pro...

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