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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.

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 …

 

A broadband achromatic meta-lens

A broadband achromatic meta-lens

In recent work, we demonstrated a meta-lens achieving achromatic focusing and imaging throughout the visible regime, a functionality that using bulk optics ordinarily requires several …

 

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 …