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20 March 2017

A nano-optomechanical cascade

Light travelling on a chip connects a chain of distant nanomechanical oscillators. Thanks to this optical link, all oscillators collectively lock to adopt the same frequency.
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20 September 2016

Nonlinear nanophotonics on-chip

The MPQ Laboratory has set up a fabrication process of Aluminium Gallium Arsenide (AlGaAs) layers on top of a good-quality optical substrate of Aluminium Oxide (AlOx). This technological (...)

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30 July 2016

A two-dimensional network of spin crossover molecules controlled by light

Controlling the spin state of a two-dimensional molecular network with light, it’s what just demonstrated teams of Laboratoire de Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques, of Institut de Chimie Moléculaire (...)

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24 November 2015

Quantum unity is strength !

Researchers from the QUAD team have shown that when electrons in matter move in a coordinated manner, like the violins of an orchestra, the emission of infrared light becomes more efficient.
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23 June 2015

Immersion in the synthesis of nanoparticles with transmission electron microscopy in liquid

Mastering the properties of nanomaterials requires controlling their size and shape. Developed in an empirical manner, wet-chemistry synthesis of anisotropic metal nanoparticles would greatly (...)

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