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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.

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 …