Posts tagged with: Optics

Hot Summer? Optical Links Help Superconducting Quantum Computers Cool Off

Cool connection: Visualization of a cryogenic electro-optical interconnect for superconducting devices. (Image Credit: Amir Youssefi, EPFL)  Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) and the Indian Institute...

Splitting Beams With a Graphene-Base May Soon Provide Electron Interferometry use in Quantum Computing

Graphene beam splitter gives electron quantum optics a boost Read More... +  A graphene-based “beam splitter” for electronic currents has been built by researchers in France, South Korea, and Japan....

Controlling Single Photons Without Heating Your Chip

Heat-free optical switch would enable optical quantum computing chips Illustration of a controlled quantum circuit enabled by the reported heat-free switches. Credit: Lucas Schweickert In a potential boost for quantum...

Quantum Cascade Lasers: Giant Pulse Occurrences, Laser Responses to Modulation, Frequency Comb Dynamics

Extreme Events in Quantum Cascade Lasers Enable an Optical Neuron System 10,000× Faster Than Biological Neurons Read More… +  Giant pulses, fine tuning.  The team’s optical neuron system demonstrates behaviors...

15CM x 1CM: NIST Develops Compact Optical Platform Capable of Employing Ultracold Atoms Outside the Lab

Bringing Atoms to a Standstill: NIST Miniaturizes Laser Cooling Illustration of a new optical system to miniaturize the laser cooling of atoms, a key step towards cooling atoms on a...