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Nanolenses for High Resolution Imaging

Researchers at the Pohang University of Science and Technology in Korea have developed nanolenses capable of imaging objects too small for conventional lenses. They can also be used for ultraviolet lithography and detecting infrared light emitted by quantum dots. The ...

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Hot Atoms Can Freeze Images

Hot Atoms Can Freeze Images

Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have developed a method to eliminate the phenomenon of diffraction, which causes images imprinted on light rays and propagating in free space to lose their sharpness after a short distance. Their ...

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A New Type of Atomic Microscope Getting Closer

A New Type of Atomic Microscope Getting Closer

Researchers at the Surface Science Laboratory at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid have created an ultrasmooth mirror that could be used to create a revolutionary new atomic microscope within the next several years. The new atomic microscope has the potential to ...

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