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UCF Researchers Set Record for Fastest Light Pulse — Again
A research team at the University of Central Florida has demonstrated the fastest light pulse ever developed, a 53-attosecond X-ray flash. The group led by…
Researchers Land $400,049 NSF Grant to Create Photon Funnels
The National Science Foundation has awarded a UCF-led team $400,049 to develop new devices for concentrating and controlling light called “photon funnels.” Concentrating light is…
The Science of Scent
Professor Konstantin Vodopyanov’s revolutionary technology could make diagnosing disease as easy as exhaling.