Gordon McKay Labs:
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Cambridge MA 02138
August 8, 2017

Graduate student Rob Devlin is awarded “Best Paper” at the Photonics Global Student Conference at CLEO Pacific Rim.

May 5, 2017

Undergraduate Aun Zaidi awarded Harvard’s Hoopes Prize for his senior thesis work completed in the group.

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.

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 …

 

Coupling to flatland

Coupling to flatland

What happens when three-dimensional matter interacts with two-dimensional light? The answers are not quite intuitive – and offer some fascinating new perspectives for the development …