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Atoms-Thick Light Emitting Device Promises the Advent of Transparent Displays

March 27, 2018

In 2015, Ali Javey, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkley published a paper in…
Self-sweeping laser could dramatically shrink 3D mapping systems

September 4, 2015

A new approach that uses light to move mirrors could usher in a new generation of laser technology…
New light for design classics

July 2, 2015

PH lamps and other design icons will now be producing light similar to that of the classic incandescent…
Scientists light up graphene – world’s thinnes light bulb is one atom thick

June 19, 2015

Team of researchers from Columbia University, Seoul National University and Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science have…
World’s thinnest lightbulb–graphene gets bright!

June 18, 2015

Led by Young Duck Kim, a postdoctoral research scientist in James Hone’s group at Columbia Engineering, a team…
On-demand X-rays at Synchrotron Light Sources

May 27, 2015

Consumers are now in the era of “on-demand” entertainment, in which they have access to the books, music…
Study sheds light on elusive warm dense matter

March 26, 2015

In the last few decades, scientists have been harvesting enormous amounts of data using synchrotron light sources to…
Nature’s designs inspire research into new light-based technologies

September 18, 2014

“Nature has developed, very cleverly, some lessons on how to create the features that we desire in optical…
Electrically controllable chiral light source demonstrated

May 19, 2014

All kinds of light consist of the superposition of right-handed and left-handed circularly polarized light. Circularly polarized sources…
How Could Light-emitting Monolayers Benefit Soldiers?

April 29, 2013

Army scientists want to make sense of the fascinating properties of novel layered materials that can exist in…
Engineers Enable ‘Bulk’ Silicon to Emit Visible Light for the First Time

April 2, 2013

Electronic computing speeds are brushing up against limits imposed by the laws of physics. Photonic computing, where photons…
The Spark Within: Light-Emitting Bioprobe Fits in a Single Cell

February 14, 2013

Stanford study is the first to demonstrate that sophisticated, engineered light resonators can be inserted inside cells without…
Light-emitting triangles may have applications in optical technology

February 9, 2013

For the first time, scientists have created single layers of a naturally occurring rare mineral called tungstenite, or…
Lights in the Darkness and Hope from the Labs

January 2, 2013

Dark nights often bring out bright lights. That’s especially true at this time of year, the short days…
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