Portable system boosts laser precision, at room temperature

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09 Jul, 2020

An MIT-designed miniature “squeezer” reduces quantum noise in lasers at room temperature. The marble-sized system could enable better laser precision for quantum computing and gravitational-wave detection. This illustration shows an artist’s interpretation of the system.  Image: Christine Daniloff, MIT

An MIT-designed miniature “squeezer” reduces quantum noise in lasers at room temperature. The marble-sized system could enable better laser precision for quantum computing and gravitational-wave detection. This illustration shows an artist’s interpretation of the system. Image: Christine Daniloff, MIT

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