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  1. London Light Celebrates the International Day of Light

    On Thursday, 20 May, the London Institute for Advanced Light Technologies hosted The Shared Language of Light, an interdisciplinary panel event to celebrate light in all its forms.

    The event was the culmination of Lighting Up 2021, a series of events that London Light hosted to celebrate the UNESCO…

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  2. Lighting Up 2021

    To celebrate the International Day of Light we are hosting a 24 hour Zoom call with people from all around the world to show the sun rising and setting around the globe. We will speed up the recording of the composite zoom screens to create a rich and subtly-shifting patchwork.

    Our event is today at 4pm!

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  3. 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 essential…

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  4. 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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  5. 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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