News - 20 Mar 2008
Recent research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated that thin films made of “metamaterials” - manmade composites engineered to offer strange...
News - 18 Sep 2007
SiTime Corporation, the world’s leading innovator of MEMS-based timing solutions, introduced today the timing industry’s thinnest standalone oscillator. With a maximum thickness of 400...
News - 17 Oct 2014
Energy loss in optical systems, such as lasers, is a chief hindrance to their performance and efficiency, and it occurs on an ongoing, frustrating basis.
To help laser systems overcome loss,...
News - 30 Nov 2009
Future applications of quantum information technology, e.g., ultimately secure data transfer protocols, will be based on data encryption by sequences of single photons, i.e., the smallest and...
News - 8 Feb 2010
Sand 9, Inc., a start-up company developing advanced nano-mechanical resonator technology for the wireless device market, today announced the appointment of Sand 9 board member and former VBrick CEO...
News - 18 Dec 2009
Nanotechnology has already made it to the shelves of your local pharmacy and grocery: nanoparticles are found in anti-odor socks, makeup, makeup remover, sunscreen, anti-graffiti paint, home pregnancy...
News - 24 Jun 2020
To the general public, lasers heat objects. And generally, that would be correct.
But lasers also show promise to do quite the opposite -- to cool materials. Lasers that can cool materials could...
News - 22 Jun 2011
Georgia Institute of Technology engineers have designed a new microspectrometer with high resolution and wide bandwidth.
Integrated lab-on-chip sensing systems require large off-chip...
News - 10 Apr 2018
Visualize a single particle, measuring just one-tenth the diameter of a bacterium, whose minute jiggles prompt continual vibrations in a mechanical device that is about 50 times larger.
News - 7 Aug 2009
Physicists at the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) in Vienna and Innsbruck, Austria, have created an interaction between light and a micromechanical resonator that is...