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Ultrafast laser pulses shine way toward "lightwave electronics"

A semiconductor crystal has shown an unprecedented capacity to shape ultrashort laser pulses

Hold onto your hats, because computers could get 100,000 times faster if research led by the University of Michigan pans out. Using extremely short, configurable femtosecond pulses of light lasting 100 quadrillionth of a second, engineers are working on ways to so finely control the peaks of twists of lasers that they can move electrons faster than electric currents. This could open the way toward "lightwave electronics" and possibly quantum computers.

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Category: Physics

Tags:
  • Laser
  • University of Michigan
  • Quantum Computing
  • Quantum Mechanics
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