News tagged with infrared range

Quantum dots as midinfrared emitters

( -- “People are interested in the mid-infrared,” Dan Wasserman tells Infrared light has a wavelength longer than visible light, and many molecules have numerous very strong optical resonances ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Optics & Photonics feature
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Engineers' nanoantennas improve infrared sensing

( —A team of University of Pennsylvania engineers has used a pattern of nanoantennas to develop a new way of turning infrared light into mechanical action, opening the door to more sensitive infrared cameras and ...

dateMay 20, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Cutting light with a comb

(—Quantum physicists from ETH Zurich have discovered special properties in a laser, thanks to which portable devices can be built to analyse gases and liquids accurately and reliably in the future.

dateDec 14, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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