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Advanced nanoengineering technique crafts intricate 3D plasmonic structures, offering new possibilities in light manipulation at the nanoscale, with wide-ranging applications in technology and biomedicine.
Jan 10th, 2024
Recent advances establish stimuli-responsive hydrogels as an optimal platform for long-sought reconfigurable photonic systems with tunable optical properties and dynamic control over light's behavior.
Jan 9th, 2024
Researchers develop concept to inkjet print tunable self-assembling cellulose nanocrystal photonic film arrays at scales compatible with industrial label printing, unlocking applications from anticounterfeiting to sustainability.
Dec 11th, 2023
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