‘Spooky’ quantum phenomenon

‘Spooky’ quantum phenomenon

08.05.2018. Researchers at AALTO University in Finland have demonstrated one of the perplexing features of quantum mechanics at a much larger scale. Their study could open doors for potentially revolutionary technologies like quantum computers and new kinds of...
AMOLF develops a magnet-free optical circulator

AMOLF develops a magnet-free optical circulator

04.05.2018. Researchers at AMOLF, in collaboration with the University of Texas, have created a microscale circulator that directionally routes light on an optical chip without using magnets. Their work is published in Nature Communications.   HOT PI, Prof. Ewold...
HOT featured in EU-FET newsletter

HOT featured in EU-FET newsletter

30.01.2018 – Researchers forming part of the Hybrid Optomechanical Technologies consortium (H2020 FET Proactive HOT project) demonstrated magnet-less isolators and circulators for microwaves. Devices that route microwave signals are essential tools in...
Nanoscale motion sends light into overdrive

Nanoscale motion sends light into overdrive

07.07.2017 – AMOLF researchers have developed nanoscale strings whose motion can be converted to light signals with unprecedented strength. This could allow for extremely precise sensors and comes with an important side-effect. “Analogous to a guitar amplifier...