We may be one step closer to the technology of the future, thanks to bowtie-shaped nanoparticles created at the Weizmann Institute. A team led by Prof. Gilad Haran designed these nanostructures made of silver. Their work may advance the development of quantum devices, which will be exponentially more powerful than today's machines.
June 30, 2016
Prof. Shimon Ullman and colleagues at MIT found that humans beat computers at identifying partial or grainy images; however, there is a certain point at which everyone becomes unable to recognize the whole picture. The study's results could help develop successful robotic and computer vision systems; creating such systems has been challenging.
March 07, 2016
As electronic computers have closed in on their limits in terms of power, scientists have been looking to quantum computing as the future of computing. Dr. Barak Dayan and Weizmann's quantum optics group have now taken another important step toward that future: they have created a router in which a single atom can switch the direction a single photon.
July 14, 2014
Weizmann's Prof. Shafi Goldwasser has received the Turing Award, the Nobel Prize of the computing world. The third Weizmann scientist and third woman to win the award, she also holds a post at MIT, where she collaborates with co-recipient Prof. Silvio Micali. Their transformative work is the ""gold standard"" for enabling online security.
March 13, 2013
Weizmann research is contributing to the development of cutting-edge microscopes. Temporal focusing microscopy, a new approach developed at Weizmann, will be used by Intelligent Imaging Innovation (3i) in a new line of products.
July 25, 2012
The Weizmann Institute's commercial arm has entered into a licensing agreement with Adobe for a bidirectional similarity method, developed by Prof. Michal Irani, to summarize visual data.
January 17, 2012
The revolutionary, easy-to-use device is being investigated for other uses as well, such as a ""third arm"" for surgeons and pilots.
July 27, 2010
Weizmann Institute scientists have devised an advanced program for biomolecular computers that enables them to ""think"" logically.
August 04, 2009
A multinational team of researchers, which includes Weizmann scientists, is imitating nature in order to develop groundbreaking touch technologies such as a ""whiskered"" robotic rat.
February 11, 2008