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July 7, 2015

Discovery of a Cherenkov radiation effect in propagating surface plasmon polaritons published in Nature Nanotechnology. Read more here.

February 19, 2015

Work on achromatic flat lenses published in Science and highlighted in Harvard SEAS News.

February 16, 2015

Invited review article on Holographic Metasurfaces published in Reports on Progress in Physics along with accompanying video abstract.

October 2, 2014

Capasso Group Student Open House to occur on October 6th, 3-5pm in McKay 125!

Surface plasmon analogue to Cherenkov radiation subject of Nature Nanotechnology publication

Surface plasmon analogue to Cherenkov radiation subject of Nature Nanotechnology publication

Researchers in the group have created a 2-dimensional, surface plasmon analogue of Cherenkov radiation. By exciting a row of slits in a metal film …

 

Work on Ultrathin Color Coatings Profiled by SEAS

Work on Ultrathin Color Coatings Profiled by SEAS

Former graduate student and post-doc Mikhail Kat’s work on nanometer-thin metallic optical coatings done in the CNS facility at Harvard has been profiled by Harvard …

 

Group publishes proposal for emissive renewable energy harvesters

Group publishes proposal for emissive renewable energy harvesters

Energy can be harvested any time heat flows spontaneously from a hotter to a cooler body. Solar cells, for example, avail of the large …

 

Coupling to flatland

Coupling to flatland

What happens when three-dimensional matter interacts with two-dimensional light? The answers are not quite intuitive – and offer some fascinating new perspectives for the development …