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February 11, 2016
In a building full of advanced photonics research, the laboratory of Jungsang Kim just might have the most complicated optical setups. After all, not many engineering challenges involve controlling the frequency of a laser to within a millionth of a percent.
February 10, 2016
Researchers at Duke University can use photons instead of electrons to store data, drastically increasing the storage capacity of the optical analog of Blu-Ray discs. So what are your top 5,000 movies?
January 21, 2016
Four Pratt-affiliated faculty members made the cut for Thomson Reuter’s “Highly Cited Researchers 2015.” They are David Smith and Ingrid Daubechies of the electrical and computer engineering department and Heather Stapleton and Mark Wiesner of the civil and environmental engineering department.
January 06, 2016
A team of researchers led by Duke University and the University of Maryland have been tapped by the nation’s own “Q Branch” to take quantum computing efforts to the next level using one of the field’s leading technologies—ion traps.
November 09, 2015
Researchers have devised a technology that can bring true color to infrared imaging systems, like the one used to track Arnold Schwarzenegger through the jungle in the movie “Predator.”
October 15, 2015
A team of researchers, engineers and software developers from Duke University and the Duke Medical Center has introduced a free iOS app to learn more about autism in young children living around the world. Beginning Thursday, a ResearchKit app called “Autism & Beyond” is being offered from the...