IISc team fabricates device to make infrared light visible

Up-conversion of light has diverse applications, especially in defence and optical communications, Bengaluru-based IISc said.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 21, 2024 | 3:30 PMUpdatedJun 21, 2024 | 3:30 PM

IISc Bangalore. (Creative Commons)

Infrared light, which we can’t see, has quite a low frequency. Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have fabricated a device to increase or “up-convert” the frequency of short infrared light to the visible range. Up-conversion of light has diverse applications, especially in defence and optical communications, IISc noted in a press release.

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