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Researchers demonstrate focused electron beam induced deposition can reliably 3D print gold nanostructures with fully predictable, spectrally tunable plasmonic responses. The technique's flexibility enables precise vertical and lateral mode engineering in intricate geometries, unlocking applications from augmented spectroscopy to quantum optics.
Nov 22nd, 2023
DLP 3D printing of photonic colloidal glasses creates intricately shaped materials with tunable structural color properties. Combining rational design and digital manufacturing opens new possibilities.
Oct 28th, 2023
New ultra-thin graphene metalenses can focus light into exotic shapes like spirals and doughnuts. This enables advances in areas like optical trapping, microscopy, quantum optics and communications.
Oct 12th, 2023
Discover the nanoscale science behind nature's vivid structural colors. This article unravels how nanostructures like photonic crystals manipulate light without pigments to generate colors in organisms. Learn how researchers apply these bioinspired designs to develop advanced optical technologies.
Aug 8th, 2023
Researchers report a breakthrough in light manipulation with hyperbolic polaritonic crystals by using anisotropic 2D materials to control light at subwavelength scales, paving the way for advancements in imaging, optical communication, and more.
Jul 21st, 2023
As AI and nanophotonics have distinct backgrounds, there is often a knowledge gap for those interested in this interdisciplinary area. A new book, the first of its kind, aims to introduce the fundamentals of both nanophotonics and machine learning, specifically deep learning, and to help readers understand how these fields can enhance each other.
Mar 30th, 2023
Researchers demonstrate a new way to create chiral nanostructures using a laser beam. By carefully controlling the direction of the laser beam's vibrations, the researchers created a variety of chiral structures made of platinum oxide in unique shapes, like twisted micropillars and spiral superstructures.
Mar 22nd, 2023
Near-infrared photodetectors play a significant role in many aspects of research and daily life and twisted-angle-induced unusual electrical and optical properties in van der Waals homostructures have received extraordinary attention recently. However, these emerging properties have rarely been applied to optoelectronic devices. Here, researchers demonstrate broadband photoresponse capable of overcoming the band-gap limitation of semiconductors in the twisted lead iodide homostructures.
Oct 26th, 2022