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Volume 19 Story 5 - 28/3/2013
A New Twist to Optical Detectors
A new arrival in the family of optical detectors gives a new twist to the detection of the orbital angular momentum of light. This could make classical and quantum optical communications even easier.
Volume 19 Story 4 - 20/3/2013
Hot Science Below Absolute Zero
Ultracold atoms afford scientists incredible control over the behavior of gas particles. And near impossible physics, in the form of negative absolute temperatures, for example, ensues!
Volume 19 Story 3 - 8/2/2013
Out-of-equilibrium phenomena can be the source of many a novel discovery. Their very complexity makes them interesting and challenging. The interaction between Brownian motion and optical forces now provides us with new insights into these phenomena.