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December 11, 2018

Federico Capasso elected to National Academy of Inventors.

October 20, 2018

Former intern Gabriele D’Aversa awarded the Gilbert Hausmann Award from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne for his master’s thesis.

October 6, 2018

Former intern Lara Koehler awarded the “Grand prix du stage de recherche” from École Polytechnique for her summer research.

September 6, 2018

Federico Capasso is awarded the Fermi Prize of the Italian Physical Society.

All-glass, large-diameter metalens working at visible wavelengths made with conventional computer chip manufacturing methods

All-glass, large-diameter metalens working at visible wavelengths made with conventional computer chip manufacturing methods

Metalenses are flat lenses that are ultrathin and lightweight, and are typically realized by placing millions to billions of nano-structures on a surface. The large …

 

Laughing gas laser: Widely tunable compact terahertz gas lasers with nitrous oxide

Laughing gas laser: Widely tunable compact terahertz gas lasers with nitrous oxide

We recently demonstrated a molecular gas laser that emits at frequencies between 250 GHz up to almost 1 THz using nitrous oxide (commonly known as …

 

Compact metalens depth sensor inspired by spiders

Compact metalens depth sensor inspired by spiders

In recent work, we have shown that a multi-functional metalens can be designed to mimic the eyes of a certain class of spiders found in …

 

Flatland light: polariton nanophotonics

Flatland light: polariton nanophotonics

Hexagonal boron nitride is a layered material with some very interesting optical properties: when the edge of a thin flake of boron nitride is illuminated …