News - 16 Sep 2020
The photon jet effect was discovered in the early 2000s. The jet is an electromagnetic wave focused at the surface of a quartz glass microsphere, which is at lens focus.
This jet has a unique...
News - 16 Sep 2020
In the past few years, considerable efforts have been made to analyze the melting curve of elements at elevated pressure.
A microscopic-sized sample of Niobium between two diamonds. Image Credit:...
News - 9 Sep 2020
Though the Summer Olympics were postponed, there's at least one place to see agile hurdlers go for the gold.
You just need a way to view these electron games.
Using a novel optical detection...
News - 1 Sep 2020
With the highest possible spatial resolution of less than a millionth of a millimetre, electron microscopes make it possible to study the properties of materials at the atomic level and thus...
News - 20 Jul 2020
Diffraction is a classic optical phenomenon accounting for the light propagation. The efficient calculation of diffraction is of significant value towards the real-time prediction of light...
News - 13 Jul 2020
In thermal equilibrium, iron-platinum (FePt) belongs to the class of invar materials, which hardly expand at all when heated. This phenomenon was observed as early as 1897 in the nickel-iron alloy...
News - 8 Jul 2020
Using Olympus’ new AxSEAM scanner, inspectors can easily set up and inspect long seam welds, enabling them to work more independently in the field. Along with the OmniScan™ X3 flaw...
News - 7 Jul 2020
Layered van der Waals materials are of high interest for electronic and photonic applications, according to researchers at Penn State and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, in California, who...
News - 29 Jun 2020
Using the large synchrotron radiation facility SPring-8 in Japan, a collaboration of researchers from Kumamoto University, the University of Tokyo, and others from Japan and France have precisely...
News - 26 Jun 2020
The importance of light-based technologies for our society was demonstrated once more in recent weeks.
Thanks to the internet, millions of people can work remotely, enter virtual classrooms, or...