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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.

Flattening lenses: a technology revolution

Flattening lenses: a technology revolution

Prof. Federico Capasso recently delivered a talk at TEDxTrento entitled Flattening lenses: a technology revolution. Check it out on YouTube at the link below: Flattening lenses: a …

 

Bridging the terahertz gap

Bridging the terahertz gap

Optical frequency combs are widely-used, high-precision tools for measuring and detecting different frequencies — a.k.a., colors — of light. Unlike conventional lasers, which emit a …

 

Network metamaterials with functional connectivity featured on the cover of Advanced Optical Materials

Network metamaterials with functional connectivity featured on the cover of Advanced Optical Materials

In a traditional sense, optical metamaterials are formed from nanostructured “meta-atoms” with a defined unit cell. This imposes harsh fabrication constraints that hamper the ability …

 

Visible spectrometer realized with metasurfaces

Visible spectrometer realized with metasurfaces

Lab-grade spectrometers are typically expensive bench top instruments. This, to a large extent, makes them out of reach for widespread, portable application. Our group recently …