How to Stop Light in Its Tracks

How to Stop Light in Its Tracks

Scientists have created beams of light that are slower than a car! Not only that, but with the literal flick of a switch, they can freeze that beam of light in place!

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Sources:
Interview with Irina Novikova, an optical physicist at the College of William & Mary
http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SpeedOfLight/c.html

Click to access HauScientificAmerican2003.pdf

Slowed light breaks record


Click to access epn04201.pdf


https://web.archive.org/web/20071219101336/http://news.zdnet.com/IBM+slows+light,+readies+it+for+networking/2100-9584_22-5928541.html
https://gizmodo.com/how-quantum-memory-could-change-computing-1829150822
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5562294/

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