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Scientists stop light completely
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 07/27/2013 @ 11:31 pm In Diversions | No Comments
(London Daily Mail) Scientists in Germany have succeeded in stopping light – the fastest thing in the universe – for a whole minute, smashing earlier records.
Researchers at Darmstadt Technical University achieved the remarkable feat by trapping it in a crystal.
In a paper published this month in the journal Physical Review Letters, the scientists explained how they stopped the light using a technique called electromagnetically induced transparency.
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