Latest Photonic metamaterial Stories

2014-10-14 16:22:45


2014-07-03 12:27:16

Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have created a new nonlinear metasurface, or meta mirror, that could one day enable the miniaturization of laser systems.

2014-04-09 16:03:50

Assistant Professor Christian A. Nijhuis of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Science, in collaboration with researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), namely Dr Bai Ping of the Institute of High Performance Computing and Dr Michel Bosman of the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering has successfully designed and fabricated electrical circuits that can operate at hundreds of terahertz frequencies,...

Schematic of the detector: the metamaterial couples the incident light to the semiconductor, and then it can be converted into an electric signal
2014-03-30 06:26:20

A new, extremely thin kind of light detector was created at Vienna University of Technology. Two very different technologies were combined for the first time: metamaterials and quantum cascade structures.

Research Helps Lay Out Theory For Metamaterials That Act As Analog Computer
2014-01-10 09:54:04

The field of metamaterials has produced structures with unprecedented abilities, including flat lenses, invisibility cloaks and even optical "metatronic" devices that can manipulate light in the way electronic circuitry manipulates the flow of electrons.

Zero-Index MetaMaterial Holds Promise For Future Quantum Networks And Light Sources
2013-12-06 08:25:49

The Information Age will get a major upgrade with the arrival of quantum processors many times faster and more powerful than today’s supercomputers.

Tunable Plasmonic Crystal
2013-10-29 13:04:40

Gems are known for the beauty of the light that passes through them. But it is the fixed atomic arrangements of these crystals that determine the light frequencies permitted passage.

Theory And Practice Is Key To Optimized Broadband, Low-loss Optical Metamaterials
2013-03-28 16:14:39

The union of theory and practice makes broadband, low-loss optical devices practical, which is why two groups of Penn State engineers collaborated to design optical metamaterials that have custom applications that are easily manufactured.

2013-03-22 09:48:01

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have once again demonstrated the incredible capabilities of metamaterials – artificial nanoconstructs whose optical properties arise from their physical structure rather than their chemical composition.

Research Shows Possibilities For Quasicrystals
2013-03-20 08:56:27

Ever since their discovery in 1984, the burgeoning area of research looking at quasiperiodic structures has revealed astonishing opportunities in a number of areas of fundamental and applied research, including applications in lasing and sensing.

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