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jacob-quantumQuantum model unlocks new approach to single-photon detection

To become more pervasive in daily life, quantum technology needs to better detect single particles of light, called photons, carrying quantum information.

shaver-trucksPurdue research drives efforts toward cleaner air in California

Purdue University research is driving clean air changes in California and could lead to landmark vehicle emissions changes across the United States.

wang-sensorPatented innovations offer new approaches to optical sensing

New patented technologies from engineers at Purdue University are designed to improve the performance of handheld optical sensors used for food safety detection and water quality analysis.

boltasseva-machineNew machine learning-assisted method rapidly classifies quantum sources

For quantum optical technologies to become more practical, there is a need for large-scale integration of quantum photonic circuits on chips.

gallardo-broadbandBroadband grows best when states are proactive, take down barriers

Access to high-speed broadband internet improves entrepreneurship and economic growth, while lack of it has detrimental effects on education. Still, millions of people across the United States, many living in rural areas, lack access to broadband and the resources to develop broadband infrastructures.

flaherty-drugsPotential drug could stop deadly superbug

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) is among the leading causes of hospital-acquired infections in the United States. An estimated 20,000 people in the U.S. become infected with it each year, and nearly 10% of people who get it die from it.

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