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October 19, 2017

NSF awards $3.5 million grant to build powerful web platform for data-driven science

A team including co-PI Professor Ashraf Alam has been awarded a four-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a web platform that provides a full spectrum of data services, connects data to computational resources and statistical software, and tracks research workflows to link data, algorithms and results.
October 10, 2017

Single "solitons" promising for optical technologies

Researchers are a step closer to harnessing single pulses of light called solitons, using tiny ring-shaped microresonators, in findings that could aid efforts to develop advanced sensors, high-speed optical communications and research tools.
August 25, 2017

New 'p-bits' might bring advanced computing

Researchers are proposing the use of stochastic units to perform precise arithmetic calculations like digital computers, but invertibly. The new probabilistic spin logic, or PSL, system is made up of building-block units called p-bits.
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