Faster computers with a GPS for electrons?

To build faster computers and larger memories physicists need to know the exact position of electrons in microcircuits. Prof. Michel Orrit and colleagues want to build an apparatus for that, with the help of a 0.5 MEuro investment from the Stichting Fundamenteel Onderzoek der Materie (FOM). Electronic GPS: simultaneous measurement … Continue reading

Single-Molecule Microscopy and Spectroscopy: Faraday Discussion

14 – 16 September 2015 London, UK Introduction Since their inception, optical detection and spectroscopy of single molecules have steadily expanded to an amazing variety of disciplines in natural sciences. Domains as varied as optical microscopy, quantum optics, nanophotonics, material science and soft-matter physical chemistry all have benefited from … Continue reading