Photonics
Monday 04 May, 2015

Researchers create a rice grain-sized laser powered by single electrons 

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Princeton University researchers have built a rice grain-sized laser powered by single electrons tunneling through artificial atoms known as quantum dots.  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Why blue LEDS are difficult to make

Using sophisticated computer simulations, British scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so tricky to make.  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space

Stanford engineers have invented a revolutionary coating material that can help cool buildings, even on sunny days, by  More...

Professor Sir David Payne, Professor Tjin Swee Chuan and Professor Nikolay Zheludev. Image Credit: NTU, SIngapore
By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Singapore to Invest $100 million in Photonics Research Institute

The next generation of ultra-fast Internet or ground-breaking electronic circuits, powered by light instead of  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Feeling hot? Make the clouds rain

Days are not far when we would be able to summon a shower from the sky or trigger lightning at will as researchers have now extended high-intensity laser  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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LED bulbs can make your white shirt ineffective!

If you bring your white shirts under an LED bulb to see how white they are, you may not be able make any distinction  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Redirecting sunlight to illuminate narrow streets

In a novel way to provide some natural light in dense urban centres with tall buildings around us, Egyptian researchers have developed a corrugated  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Now, solar cells produced from sunlight

Solar cells tap energy from sun, but what if these solar cells themselves can be produced from sunlight  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Laser beam to track shape shifting bugs?

A new optical trap can grab and scan tiny, agile, shape shifting bugs with the  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011
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Organic cells bring flexible solar devices closer to reality

Scientists have developed an energy efficient organic small-molecule solar cell, taking a step ahead in the realization of super cells solar panels that can be printed like newspapers  More...