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New nanolaser key to future optical computers and technologies


Researchers have created the tiniest laser since its invention nearly 50 years ago...

Nanophotonics may usher in a host of radical advances, including powerful "hyperlenses" resulting in sensors and microscopes 10 times more powerful than today's and able to see objects as small as DNA; computers and consumer electronics that use light instead of electronic signals to process information; and more efficient solar collectors.
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