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May 5, 2017

Undergraduate student Daniel Angel awarded “2nd best poster presentation of the nanoscience, physics, and technology session” at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

October 6, 2017

Former intern Paul Méhaignerie awarded the “Grand prix du stage de recherche” from École Polytechnique.

September 15, 2017

Postdoctoral scholar Marco Piccardo awarded “Best Oral Presentation” at the International Conference on Intersubband Transitions in Quantum Wells (ITQW), Singapore.

August 8, 2017

Graduate student Rob Devlin is awarded “Best Paper” at the Photonics Global Student Conference at CLEO Pacific Rim.

Squeezing light at the nanoscale

Squeezing light at the nanoscale

We have demonstrated deep subwavelength resonators and nano-dipole antennas for infrared light using polaritons in van der Waals materials. These structures concentrate light into volumes …

 

Laser frequency combs as Wi-Fi transmitters

Laser frequency combs as Wi-Fi transmitters

In a new paper published in Optica, we propose and demonstrate a novel functionality for a semiconductor laser. Instead of using the optical output (i.e., …

 

Zhujun Shi wins Student Optical Design Challenge for VR/AR and MR

Zhujun Shi wins Student Optical Design Challenge for VR/AR and MR

Ph.D. student Zhujun Shi has been awarded first prize in the Student Optical Design Challenge for VR/AR and MR, held at SPIE Photonics Europe on …

 

Tunable metalenses

Tunable metalenses

We have demonstrated an adaptive metalens whose focus, shift, and astigmatism may all be electrically controlled. These metasurface lenses, which are based on dielectric elastomers …