Evan Friedmann

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Finally, a Problem That Only Quantum Computers Will Ever Be Able to Solve

Computer scientists have been searching for years for a type of problem that a quantum computer can solve but that any possible future classical …

Quantum Computing

Control of semiconductor emitter frequency by increasing polariton momenta

Altmetric: 106<p>More detail<p>Article | Published: 04 June 2018<p>Yaniv Kurman,<br>• Nicholas Rivera,<br>• Thomas Christensen,<br>• Shai Tsesses,<br>• Meir Orenstein,<br>• Marin …

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Whisper From the First Stars Sets Off Loud Dark Matter Debate

A surprise discovery announced a month ago suggested that the early universe looked very different than previously believed. Initial theories that …

International Brain Initiative bodes well for bio-optics

Since the 2013 launch of the U.S. Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative<p>, biophotonics advances have …

Nasal Spray for Depression Relief

A nasal spray formulation of ketamine shows promise in the rapid treatment of symptoms of major depression and suicidal thoughts, according to a new …

New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

A technique based on genetic bar codes can easily map the connections of individual brain cells in unprecedented numbers. Unexpected complexity in …

Spectroscopy Instrument to Aid in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Could life exist outside of Earth? All we know for sure is that scientists will keep exploring this question until they have a definitive answer. A …

Double-Paned Solar Windows Crank Up Efficiency | Optics & Photonics News

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), USA, led by OSA Fellow Victor Klimov, have devised a prototype large-area (230-cm2) solar …

Clean Energy

How Fanta Was Created for Nazi Germany

The soda was made from apple fibers and a cheese by-product.<p>It’s February 1944, and Berlin is attempting to recover from American aerial bombing. But …

Raman Spectroscopy Peers Through Packaging

Raman spectroscopy is a well-established molecular spectroscopic technique for noninvasive and nondestructive chemical analysis. It is used to …

Method uses DNA, nanoparticles and lithography to make optically active structures

Northwestern University researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind technique for creating entirely new classes of optical materials and devices …

Smartphone microspectrometer has high precision for everyday uses

A dual photonic-crystal membrane cavity is driven by a MEMS actuator for wavelength scanning.

I went on the Silicon Valley diet craze that encourages butter and bacon for 2 months — and it vastly improved my life

A viral diet that's been found to burn up to 10 times as much fat as a standard diet is gaining momentum among Silicon Valley tech workers. And it involves eating a lot of fat.<p>The ketogenic, or "keto," diet — which first became popular in the 1920s as a treatment for epilepsy and diabetes— limits …

Apple’s HomeKit Dilemma: Building A Great Smart-Home Hub Is A Huge Challenge

A central connection point could make HomeKit more appealing to more people–but not without trade-offs.<p>If you’re planning to build a smart home around Apple’s HomeKit platform, be prepared for higher prices, more clutter, and fewer choices than other platforms.<p>That’s because unlike competitors such …

Tiny chip-based methane spectrometer could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The process of extracting natural gas from the earth or transporting it through pipelines can release methane into the atmosphere. Methane, the …

How Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag

If you're tuned into the world of beer, you may be aware of sour beers — a loosely defined style that has been made for centuries but is gaining fresh appreciation in today's craft beer renaissance. Brewers make these beers by deliberately adding bacteria and, sometimes, wild yeast to the brew, …

Beer

The Taming Of The Brew: How Sour Beer Is Driving A Microbial Gold Rush

Whether it's food production, medical microbiology or alcohol-fermentation, one yeast genus holds a near monopoly on research: <i>Saccharomyces</i>.<p>It's "the most well-studied organism in history," according to Indiana University's Matthew Bochman, a microbiologist specializing in the research of new …

In Situ Raman Spectroscopy Monitoring of the Reaction of Sulfur Trioxide with Polyethylene Fibers in Chlorinated Solvents

The best bowls of ramen under $10 in NYC

New York City is home to an array of foods that’ll satisfy both bellies and bank accounts alike—and one of our favorites is bowls of ramen under $10. …

100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream

We've been hearing for years now about 3D printing and how it's going to revolutionize manufacturing. As yet, though, it's still on the …

Graphene Raman Imaging and Spectroscopy Processing v1.2

Category<p>Published on<p>21 Jul 2014<p>Abstract<p>As research on graphene advances and graphene is grown over larger wafers, a universal metric to characterize …

Imaging

Proposed fiber-optic acoustical probe

Abstract<p>An optical fiber whose end face is polished to an angle <i>θ</i> close to the critical angle <i>θc</i> is proposed as an acoustical detector probe. Since <i>θc</i> …

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University of Arizona College of Engineering

A CLOSE, DIVERSE<br>ENGINEERING COMMUNITY<p>ENGINEERING INTERNSHIPS AND<br>INDUSTRY-SPONSORED PROJECTS<p>ASTRONAUTS, INVENTORS<br>AND COMPANY CEOs<p>ADVANCE SOLAR POWER, …

Engineering

Market Profile: Raman Spectroscopy

Why Are the Raman Spectra of Crystalline and Amorphous Solids Different?

Please Prove You’re Not a Robot

When science fiction writers first imagined robot invasions, the idea was that bots would become smart and powerful enough to take over the world by force, whether on their own or as directed by some evildoer. In reality, something only slightly less scary is happening. Robots are getting better, …

How an Agency of Oddballs Transformed Modern War and Modern Life

<b>THE IMAGINEERS OF WAR</b> <b><br>The Untold History of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World</b><br>By Sharon Weinberger<br>Illustrated. 475 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $32.50.<p>Few have heard of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, but this small Pentagon enclave has spawned some of the transformative …