17 7 / 2012

"Our new amplifier has it all," says physicist Jonas Zmuidzinas. "You get to have your cake and eat it too." The new parametric amplifier is so precise the only noise it must produce is the unavoidable noise caused by the jiggling of atoms and waves according to the laws of quantum mechanics. (Credit: Peter Day)

(via Futurity.org – ‘Near perfect’ amp may grab space signals)