Posts from the ‘applied physics’ Category


Collision course. In a “mixing” experiment, a single photon is most likely to be detected when it is mixed with a precisely matched laser pulse.

Credit: M. Bellini/National Institute of Optics in Florence

Source: Focus: Measuring the Shape of a Photon, American Physical Society


Image of 3-D, synthetic DNA-like crystals created by UCLA chemists Yaghi, Deng and colleagues.

Credit: CNSI, UCLA–Department of Energy Institute of Genomics and Proteomics

Source: A method to capture carbon dioxide