Latest Nanophotonics Stories

2010-08-04 16:37:22

Surface plasmons are quanta of collective oscillations of free electrons at metal-insulator interface, usually excited by photons.

2010-06-02 21:22:23

Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded Professors Mark L. Brongersma of Stanford University and Stefan A. Maier of Imperial College London are investigating new applications for terahertz sensors.

2009-11-18 09:16:48

With a bit of leverage, Cornell researchers have used a very tiny beam of light with as little as 1 milliwatt of power to move a silicon structure up to 12 nanometers.

2009-11-11 16:47:55

Sensors, communications devices and imaging equipment that use a prism and a special form of light -- a surface plasmon-polariton -- may incorporate multiple channels or redundant applications if manufacturers use sculptured thin films.

2009-08-17 09:18:31

Because the new device, called a "spaser," is the first of its kind to emit visible light, it represents a critical component for possible future technologies based on "nanophotonic" circuitry, said Vladimir Shalaev, the Robert and Anne Burnett Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University.

2009-07-23 08:09:00

WILMINGTON, Delaware, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Nanophotonics - Advanced Technologies and Global Market (2009-2014)', published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the global nanophotonics market is expected to be worth US$3.6 billion by 2014, out of which the Asian market will account for nearly 74% of the total revenues.

2009-07-14 09:30:00

Groundbreaking results published in the premier scientific journal Nature Nanotechnology.

2009-03-20 06:40:00

MOSCOW, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A high-tech Photonics exhibition, which is to be held at Expocentre (Moscow) on April 20 - 23, 2009, will include a special section.

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