Motorized roller could mass-produce graphene-based devices
Nanowire lens can reconfigure its imaging properties
More precise method of nanopatterning
Using direct laser writing to create 3D submicron structures
Ultralow-power memory uses orders of magnitude less power than other devices
New interferometer could simplify materials research
Fabricating 3D Photonic Crystals
'Metasurfaces' to usher in new optical technologies
(Phys.org) —New optical technologies using "metasurfaces" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light are nearing commercialization, with potential applications including advanced solar cells, computers, ...
Unique nanostructure produces novel 'plasmonic halos'
Using the geometric and material properties of a unique nanostructure, Boston College researchers have uncovered a novel photonic effect where surface plasmons interact with light to form "plasmonic halos" ...
Researchers devise new 'subtractive' type of nanoscale printing
Researchers unlock mystery of how 'handedness' arises
The overwhelming majority of proteins and other functional molecules in our bodies display a striking molecular characteristic: They can exist in two distinct forms that are mirror images of each other, like ...
Metamaterials may advance with new femtosecond laser technique
Researchers in applied physics have cleared an important hurdle in the development of advanced materials, called metamaterials, that bend light in unusual ways.
Study resolves century-long debate over how to describe electromagnetic momentum density in matter
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the University of British Columbia have shown that the interaction between a light pulse and a light-absorbing object, including the ...
How to make e-beam lithography more practical as a mass-production technique
For 50 years, the transistors on computer chips have been getting smaller, and for 50 years, manufacturers have used the same technique -- photolithography to make their chips. But the very wavelength ...