Category: News

  1. Lighting Up 2021

    Bring a spark of light to 2021! Share a short video about your passion for light.

    We are seeking submissions of a 30-60s video clip to show a dimension of light that fascinates, intrigues or delights you. A streaming event to be held on 20 May 2021 with a panel of experts.


    submit your clip here

    A number of your…

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  2. Taking Maxwell’s equations for a spin

    John Clerk Maxwell developed his famous Maxwell Equations whilst working at King’s College London in the late 19th Century. The Maxwell Equations are four equations which link the fundamental behaviour of electric and magnetic fields.

    Electromagnetic fields and waves, including light, are …

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  3. Quantum circuits with a levitated heart

    A collaboration between London Light researchers and the University of Duissburg-Essen has found a way to strengthen quantum networks by levitating key components, whilst simultaneously exploring the boundaries of quantum mechanics. 


    Do you believe in quantum physics? Quantum theory …

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  4. London Light on YouTube

    The London Institute for Advanced Light Technologies now has a YouTube channel. We will be posting talks from our members, and videos of our events.

    Our first video ‘Generating colour 3D images from planar metasurfaces’ is from Dr Diane Roth from the Department of Physics at King’s…

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  5. Nobel laureate tells how to beat his own award-winning imaging technique

    In the 1990s an optical imaging technique emerged that overturned the “diffraction limit”, which for over a century had defined the maximum achievable resolution an optical microscope could achieve at around half the wavelength of the illuminating light. At King’s College London’s Wheatstone…

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