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Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

September 23, 2020

Work shows the innovative fiber—made of seven capillaries surrounding a hollow core—may be a promising platform for quantum information processing and other applications.

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Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips

Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips

August 26, 2020

A Rochester team demonstrates a new way to control light as it moves through integrated circuits, paving a research avenue in communications, computing, and photonics research.

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Rochester scientist David Turnbull receives fusion award

Rochester scientist David Turnbull receives fusion award

August 16, 2020

Nonprofit research and educational foundation highlights “demonstrated leadership in applying results to laser facilities.”

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Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

August 16, 2020

National vision research organization recognizes David Williams for his research, the organization’s third consecutive honoree with University of Rochester ties.

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Experiments replicate high densities in ‘white dwarf’ star remnants

Experiments replicate high densities in ‘white dwarf’ star remnants

August 16, 2020

Rochester researchers help lead work to simulate pressures of white dwarf stars, work that may offer ideas for creating new materials on Earth.

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Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

August 10, 2020

The University is the host institution for a NSF-funded national collaboration to explore ‘revolutionary states of matter.’

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Hajim School Dean Wendi Heinzelman reappointed to five-year term

Hajim School Dean Wendi Heinzelman reappointed to five-year term

July 27, 2020

Under Heinzelman’s direction, the Hajim School has significantly increased research expenditures and added new initiatives in data science, high energy density physics, and augmented and virtual reality, among others.

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Project creates more powerful, versatile ultrafast laser pulse

Project creates more powerful, versatile ultrafast laser pulse

July 24, 2020

Institute of Optics research sets record for shortest pulse for newly developed technology, work that has important applications in engineering and biomedicine.

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Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

Study: Twitter mirrors our attitudes and feelings about COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Themes of anxiety, depression, and fear of shortages emerge as Rochester researchers continue to mine social media as a reflection of the United States “in the moment.”

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Laser scientists receive international award for ‘shock ignition’

Laser scientists receive international award for ‘shock ignition’

July 23, 2020

Laboratory for Laser Energetics pioneers Ricardo Betti and Wolfgang Theobald honored by American and European Physical Societies.

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