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Detectors & Imaging

Quantum-inspired phase imaging is immune to instabilities

April 16, 2024
Researchers prove interferometric imaging is possible even within extremely dark and unstable conditions where intensity fringes can’t be seen.
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Lasers & Sources

Nonmetallic quantum dots are nontoxic alternative to metallic cousins

April 10, 2024
Nonmetallic quantum dots, synthesized from Earth-abundant carbon and sulfur sources, are cost-effective, versatile, biocompatible, and environmentally friendly.
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PODCAST: Interview with Noel Goddard, Qunnect

April 2, 2024
Episode 4 of Following the Photons: A Photonics Podcast features Noel Goddard, CEO of Qunnect.
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Is your Quantum 2.0 solution stable enough?

March 28, 2024
Quantum 2.0 technologies—including timing, computing, networking, and sensing—require much tighter control of light.
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Watching over the quantum technology supply chain

March 26, 2024
The quantum supply chain is still in its nascent stage—and these are the key trends to keep an eye on as it evolves.
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Quantum light can ‘see’ quantum sound within molecules

Nov. 8, 2023
U.K. researchers discover the quantum mechanical interplay between vibrations and photons—which may demystify interactions between light and matter at the molecular scale.

Encoding quantum information in states of light

Nov. 7, 2023
How can photonics light the way and play a key role in quantum computing?
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Birgit Stiller in the lab working on an optoacoustic project.

Optoacoustics unveils thermodynamic surprise: Negative pressure within liquids

Oct. 31, 2023
While exploring whether light and sound waves can monitor the thermodynamic behavior of completely sealed liquid-core optical fibers, researchers make a discovery that may lead...
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QU-SOURCE leverages a spontaneous four-wave mixing (SFWM) within an atomic vapor (rubidium) to produce highly pure polarization-entangled photon pairs.
Fiber Optics

Say hello to quantum networking startup Qunnect

Oct. 23, 2023
In this Q&A, Noel Goddard, Qunnect’s CEO, introduces us to the company, their pure polarization-entangled photon pair generating technology, and GothamQ networking testbed.