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Quantum Photon Properties Revealed In Another Particle, The Plasmon
2014-04-04 15:46:00

For years, researchers have been interested in developing quantum computers—the theoretical next generation of technology that will outperform conventional computers.

Signal Loss In On-chip Optics Could Be Eliminated With Needle Beam
2012-09-07 09:33:17

Harvard researchers create a light wave that propagates without spreading

'Graphene' A Tunable Plasmonic Medium
2012-06-20 13:07:27

With a beam of infrared light, scientists have sent ripples of electrons along the surface of graphene and demonstrated that they can control the length and height of these oscillations, called plasmons, using a simple electrical circuit.

2012-03-28 00:57:57

Helping bridge the gap between photonics and electronics, researchers from Purdue University have coaxed a thin film of titanium nitride into transporting plasmons, tiny electron excitations coupled to light that can direct and manipulate optical signals on the nanoscale.

2012-03-21 15:40:17

The physical phenomenon of plasmon resonances in small metal particles has been used for centuries.

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2011-06-01 08:15:11

The creation of a new quasiparticle called the "hybrid plasmon polariton" may throw open the doors to integrated photonic circuits and optical computing for the 21st century.

2011-03-14 17:23:55

A team of electrical engineers and chemists at Lehigh University have experimentally verified the "rainbow" trapping effect, demonstrating that plasmonic structures can slow down light waves over a broad range of wavelengths.

2011-01-12 00:01:32

In a timely review paper, scientists from Japan, Germany, and Spain provide a highly relevant overview of the history, physical interpretation and applications of plasmons in metallic nanostructures. (PRWeb UK) January 11, 2011 Tadaaki Nagao at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and colleagues in Germany and Spain present a review on plasmons in metallic nanomaterials.


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