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Halide perovskites are a class of materials that have captured the attention of researchers due to their exceptional optoelectronic properties. These materials, with a structure similar to mineral perovskites but with halide ions occupying the X sites, have shown great promise for applications in photovoltaics, light-emitting diodes, and other optoelectronic devices. Recent studies have delved
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A recent study published in Nature Communications by physicists from Singapore and the UK has unveiled an optical analog of the Kármán vortex street (KVS). This optical phenomenon showcases intriguing parallels between fluid dynamics and the energy flow of structured light. Led by Yijie Shen from Nanyang Technological University, the research introduces a unique type
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The field of microscopy has long been limited by the challenge of obtaining clear and sharp images, especially when dealing with thick biological samples that distort light. Traditionally, methods such as adaptive optics have been used to correct these aberrations, but they have been deemed complex, expensive, and slow, making them inaccessible to many laboratories.
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Quantum computing holds immense potential in advancing various fields such as human health, drug discovery, and artificial intelligence. The ability to solve complex problems millions of times faster than traditional supercomputers is a game-changer. However, one of the major challenges in harnessing this potential lies in connecting qubits, the building blocks of quantum computers, with
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Spatial mode manipulation of optical waves has revolutionized the fields of imaging, communication, and directed energy. Traditional systems used for wavefront manipulations have been bulky and cumbersome, limiting their application to high-end scenarios. However, recent advancements in photonic technology have paved the way for the development of free-standing microscale photonic lantern spatial mode multiplexers using
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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have made a groundbreaking achievement in optical imaging technology with the development of a new all-optical complex field imager. This innovative device can capture both amplitude and phase information of optical fields without the need for digital processing, promising to revolutionize various fields such as biomedical imaging,
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A recent research study has made significant progress in the field of materials science by achieving a giant magneto-superelasticity of 5% in a Ni34Co8Cu8Mn36Ga14 single crystal. This breakthrough was made possible by the introduction of ordered dislocations to create preferentially oriented martensitic variants during the magnetically induced reverse martensitic transformation. The findings of this study
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Quantum computing has been a topic of interest for researchers across various industries due to its potential to revolutionize fields such as logistics, telecommunications, financial modeling, and materials science. A recent study conducted by researchers at JPMorgan Chase, Argonne National Laboratory, and Quantinuum has provided clear evidence of a quantum algorithmic speedup for the quantum
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