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An Amplifier That’s Quantum Quiet
15 Dec | IEEE SpectrumFull Text External Link Indicator
An exotic new amplifier might be quiet enough for quantum computing.
"Egg-Carton" Solution to Improving Efficiency of Quantum Dots
08 Dec | IEEE SpectrumFull Text External Link Indicator
The quantum dot has been held out as a potential game-changer in the field solid-state lighting for some time now.
Weird Light-Bending Experiment Turns Scientists Into 'Coneheads'
06 Dec | LiveScienceFull Text External Link Indicator
In a mind-bending, and light-bending, discovery, scientists have produced a fun-house-like warping of light that defies existing laws of physics.
”Faked states” mimic quantum entanglement
02 Dec | Physics TodayFull Text External Link Indicator
Bell’s inequalities are the quintessential test of the quantum nature of a system. But experiments show that the test can be fooled—if one ignores the fine print.
Intellectual Ventures Invents Beam-Steering Metamaterials Antenna
01 Dec | IEEE SpectrumFull Text External Link Indicator
IV and others aim at cheap in-flight broadband. (K. M. Palmer)
A New Angle on Imaging
17 Nov | IEEE SpectrumFull Text External Link Indicator
Capturing the direction of light beams can make for after-the-fact focusing.
High Energy-Conversion Rates for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Made Easier
10 Nov | IEEE SpectrumFull Text External Link Indicator
Earlier this year Dexter Johnson had the opportunity to do an interview with the discover of dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs), Michael Grätzel, in which he indicated that we should expect to see DSSCs capable of 10% conversion efficiency mass produced quite soon.

Copper at the Speed of Fiber?
20 Oct | IEEE SpectrumFull Text External Link Indicator
A new standard for faster DSL could bring better broadband to homes before fiber gets there.
Intel unveils 22nm 3D Ivy Bridge processor
05 May | BBC NewsFull Text External Link Indicator
Intel has unveiled its next generation of microprocessor technology, code named Ivy Bridge.
Quantum Leap: Bits of Light Teleported to Another Place
16 Apr | Live ScienceFull Text External Link Indicator
Our world is getting closer to "Star Trek" every day, it seems. Scientists announced they've been able to teleport special bits of light from one place to another, a la "Beam me up, Scotty."

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