Physics

With Just Light A Compact Electron Accelerator Hits New Speeds

With Just Light A Compact Electron Accelerator Hits New Speeds

Researchers used ultrafast lasers to accelerate electrons over a compact distance to speeds typically only achieved in particle accelerators the size of ten football fields.

Optical Stochastic Cooling Improves Particle Accelerator Beams

Optical Stochastic Cooling Improves Particle Accelerator Beams

The first successful demonstration of a new optical stochastic cooling technique for improving particle accelerator beams has been reported by researchers at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Ultrashort Laser Pulses Enable World’s Fastest Two-qubit Gate

Ultrashort Laser Pulses Enable World’s Fastest Two-qubit Gate

This ultrafast quantum computer, which uses ultrafast lasers to manipulate cold atoms trapped with optical tweezers, is expected to be a completely new quantum computer type

Room-temperature Superconductivity Gains Pressure Improvements

Room-temperature Superconductivity Gains Pressure Improvements

Science is closer than it's ever been to a usable, replicable room-temperature superconducting material that could one day revolutionize how energy is transported

‘Quantum Flute’ Induces Photons To Talk To Each Other

‘Quantum Flute’ Induces Photons To Talk To Each Other

Physicists have come up with a "quantum flute" that can make particles of light move together in a way that's never been seen before.

Photonic Crystals Self-Assembled From Colloidal Particles

Photonic Crystals Self-Assembled From Colloidal Particles

A Graphene Superconductor That Plays More Than One Tune

A Graphene Superconductor That Plays More Than One Tune

Quantum Control With Light Paves Way For Ultra-Fast Computers

Quantum Control With Light Paves Way For Ultra-Fast Computers

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Meter-scale Optical Coherence Tomography: Depth Barrier Broken