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A laser that could ‘reshape the landscape of integrated photonics’

A laser that could ‘reshape the landscape of integrated photonics’

October 21, 2022

Rochester researchers see applications in LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), atomic physics, and augmented and virtual reality.

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Quest for elusive monolayers just got a lot simpler

Quest for elusive monolayers just got a lot simpler

May 27, 2022

Compared to long, tedious hours of scanning by undergraduates, a breakthrough technology can detect monolayers with 99.9 percent accuracy—in far less time and at a fraction of the cost.

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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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Rochester researchers set ‘ultrabroadband’ record with entangled photons

Rochester researchers set ‘ultrabroadband’ record with entangled photons

October 28, 2021

Engineers have taken advantage of the quantum entanglement phenomenon to generate unprecedented bandwidth and brightness on chip-sized nanophotonic devices.

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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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Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

July 10, 2019

Qiang Lin, an expert in integrated quantum photonics and nonlinear nanophotonics at the University of Rochester, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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Startups with University ties win big at Luminate competition

Startups with University ties win big at Luminate competition

July 8, 2019

Ovitz and VPG Medical took home first and second prize in this year’s Luminate competition, the world’s largest startup accelerator program for optics, photonics, and imaging technologies.

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Creating negative mass particles — and a novel way to generate lasers

Creating negative mass particles — and a novel way to generate lasers

January 3, 2018

Rochester researchers have created particles with negative mass in an atomically thin semiconductor, using a device that creates an optical microcavity.

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Statement from High Tech Rochester on $10 Million Photonics Venture Challenge

Statement from High Tech Rochester on $10 Million Photonics Venture Challenge

January 10, 2017

Start-up companies from across the globe will compete for 10 to 15 slots. At the end of each session, three of the most promising companies in the program will compete for ‘best in class’ investments ranging from $500,000 to $1 million.

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