News tagged with optical phase

Nanoimaging in 3-D

(PhysOrg.com) -- As technology shrinks ever smaller, interest in objects and devices on the nanoscale becomes more apparent. However, visualizing these objects in three dimensions comes with special challenges. ...

Dec 01, 2009 4.7 / 5 (15) 0 feature

Exerting better control over matter waves

(PhysOrg.com) -- “The concept of matter waves is at the heart of quantum mechanics,” Oliver Morsch tells PhysOrg.com. “At the beginning of the last century, scientists discovered that solid particles could exhibit proper ...

Mar 27, 2009 4.6 / 5 (29) 12 feature

Fabricating 3D Photonic Crystals

(PhysOrg.com) -- “In photonic crystals, the ability to control the structure of a material in full three dimensional space, allows you to control the way that light flows through it,” John Rogers tells PhysOrg.com. “Thi ...

Jan 21, 2009 4.3 / 5 (11) 1 feature
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