Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Light

Making stable aromatic molecules reactive with light

Reactions of this type are known as photochemical reactions.

Intriguing: First-ever recordings of light from the far side of a black hole

Fulfilling a prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

Scientists measured the binding state of light and matter for the first time

A molecule of light and matter.

Light can appear undistorted while traveling through a distorted medium

Light gets distorted if you pass light through an imperfect medium, such as the atmosphere. For instance, the shimmering mirage effect near hot roads...

New type of physical effect that prevents light waves from propagating spatially

The light caught in invisible chains.

New 3D printing method uses light to make objects from opaque resin

Objects can now be 3D-printed in opaque resin.

Scientists developed ultra-high-speed, high-efficiency optoelectronic logic gates

It enables all 5 basic logic operations with one optical-logic gate.

A tunable graphene-based platform to study rare physics

Finely controlled approach enables ‘exceptional’ devices; has implications for future optoelectronics.

Engineering of quantum states in solids using light

A platform to control and measure the properties of materials in various ways with light.

Scientists created a gas of light particles that can be extremely compressed

Extremely compressible "gas of light".

Effective method for simulating light-matter interactions at the atomic scale

Light-matter interaction is an essential topic relevant to the disciplines of physical and chemical sciences and optical and electrical engineering. The invention of the...

Micro-device to transform invisible light into visible light

The breakthrough will lead to a new class of compact sensors for thermal imaging and chemical or biological analysis.

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