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New Phenomenon Discovered that Fixes a Common Problem in Lasers: Wavelength Splitting

Lasers: Wavelength Splitting

A team led by University of Utah physicists has discovered how to fix a major problem that occurs in lasers made from a new type of material called quantum dots. The never-before-seen phenomenon will be important for an emerging field of photonics research, including one day making micro-chips that code information using light instead of electrons. The study published on Feb. 4, 2019, in the journal Nature Communications. Lasers are devices...

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U Physics Student Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

Photo of Churchill Scholar Cameron Owen

Cameron Owen of Boise, Idaho, a senior majoring in physics and chemistry and minoring in mathematics, has received the prestigious Churchill Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. He is one of only 15 students nationally to receive the award this year and is the fourth consecutive Churchill Scholar from the U.

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Last Updated: 1/18/19