News tagged with crystals

What happened to the hyped nanomaterials?

Carbon-based nano materials such as graphene and carbon nanotubes were predicted to have a brilliant future when they were discovered. But quality problems curb the development of new products. The problem is that it is difficult ...

dateMar 04, 2019 in Nanomaterials
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Putting photons in jail

A miniature prison for photons—that is the nanocavity discovered by scientists of the University of Twente. It is an extremely small cavity surrounded by an optical crystal, a structure of pores etched in two perpendicular ...

dateMar 01, 2019 in Optics & Photonics
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