Gordon McKay Labs:
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Cambridge MA 02138
March 12, 2014

Proposal to harvest energy from earth’s IR emissions into space published in PNAS and highlighted by Harvard SEAS News.

August 20, 2013

Work on nanostructured holograms highlighted in SEAS News.

June 18, 2013

Prof. Capasso selected to receive Humboldt Research Award and European Physical Society prize for Applied Aspects of Quantum Electronics and Optics.

April 8, 2013

Professor Federico Capasso profiled in IEEE Transactions as a part of a series on distinguished researchers.

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 …

 

Unusual thermal emissivity of vanadium oxide structure

Unusual thermal emissivity of vanadium oxide structure

Members of the group have discovered some unusual thermal emissivity properties of a vanadium oxide/sapphire structure which may have application in thermal camouflage, thermal tagging …

 

Group designs new nanoscale holographic interface

Group designs new nanoscale holographic interface

In our recent paper, we report the discovery of a new type of holographic interface, which after being designed for a given wavelength, is able …