light wave


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light wave

An electromagnetic wave that stimulates the retina or other optical sensors.
See also: wave
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Tiny structures that use light waves to perform ultrafast complex mathematical operations could be built from available materials, a new computer simulation suggests.
If the circumference is a whole number of wavelengths, the light waves superimpose perfectly each trip around.
Scientists seeking to make light waves do such unnatural gymnastics have failed to find any natural material that does the job.
They redirect incoming light waves, shifting them away from the object being cloaked.
The Utah engineers have developed an ultracompact beamsplitter -- the smallest on record -- for dividing light waves into two separate channels of information.
My research lead to a discovery on how near-infrared light waves can increase a woman's sexual response and ultimately to the development of AfterGlow, the first laser-based sex toy, and responses from users have shown the technology to be effective.
to charge their batteries and receive data using visible light waves (VLC-Visible Light Communication) without tapping into the device's battery - meaning the LiFi connection powers itself.
The other groups stayed at school and explored light waves using ribbons to represent the different coloured light waves.
Below that limit, such cables tend to be overly "lossy," meaning data carried by light waves becomes incoherent and disappears, says Jacob.
Used with gene therapy, the implant - the size of a drawing pin - would give off light waves to change electrical activity in the part of the brain which causes seizures.
They were looking for a specific pattern in light waves within the faint microwave glow left over from the Big Bang.
28 ( ANI ): Researchers have developed a thin material to help make things "invisible" within a limited range of light waves.