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December 23, 2016

Our work on visible metasurface lenses is featured as one of Science Magazine’s top 10 innovations of 2016.

October 4, 2016

Former intern Charles Roques-Carmes awarded Saint Gobain Chair prize from École Polytechnique.

September 13, 2016

Federico Capasso is the recipient of the Balzan Prize from the International Balzan Foundation. Press release here.

May 9, 2016

Group work on high resolution metasurface spectroscopy featured on IOP’s Nanotechweb.org. Read more here.

Exotic chirality-sorting optical force proposed

Exotic chirality-sorting optical force proposed

Transverse spin momentum of an evanescent field (such as one generated by a totally internally reflecting beam of light) can be converted to linear momentum …

 

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 …