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Visible light from inelastic tunnelling

Nature Photonics volume 9, pages 555556 (2015) | Download Citation

Electrically driven antennas are ubiquitous at radio frequencies, but frequency generators cannot reach optical frequencies. Quantum shot noise from inelastic tunnelling may provide the solution.

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