About Eva Rittweger

Eva is one of the editors for Advanced Optical Materials. Her responsibilities also include peer-review editing for Advanced Materials. She studied physics at the University of Heidelberg and the University of California Berkeley. After her PhD at the Max Planck Institute for biophysical chemistry in Göttingen, she worked at the German cancer research center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg.

Multi-spectral materials in the visible, infrared, and terahertz

multi-spectral materials

The combination of a plasmonic color filter and a terahertz metamaterial absorber exhibits unique resonant phenomena over several decades of wavelengths.

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Hyperuniform disordered photonic materials with a complete band gap

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Due to their unique properties these fascinating materials are predicted to possess a complete photonic bandgap without any long-range order.

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Advanced Optical Materials publishes Issue 2

AOM2

The second issue of Advanced Optical Materials is now online, including twelve research articles covering all aspects of light-matter interactions.

Plasmonic Response of Metal-Infiltrated Protein Crystals

Metal-infiltrated-Protein-Crystals

Scientists at the University of Southampton find strong absorption in metal-infiltrated crystals, which they assigned to localized surface plasmon modes.

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Advanced Optical Materials publishes first issue

AOM

The first independent issue of Advanced Optical Materials is now online, including a review on magnetoplasmonics as well as ten excellent, original research articles.

Recent Trends in Shape-Memory Polymers

shape-memory polymers

The Trend article by Andreas Lendlein discusses the main synthetic challenges of designing shape-memory polymers.

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Single Polymer Chain Folding – A Review

single chain folding of polymers

C. Barner-Kowollik highlights the most recent progress in the area of single polymer chain folding, aimed at mimicking natural biomacromolecules.

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Maximum Resolution through Solid Immersion

STED Microscopy with Nanometer Resolution

Stefan Hell and co-workers have achieved maximum spatial resolution in far-field optical imaging by applying solid immersion lenses to stimulated emission depletion microscopy.

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Advanced Optical Materials Issue 4

AOM issue 4

Issue 4 of Advanced Optical Materials covers optical cloaking, holography, lithography, and more. All articles are free to read.

Highly Unidirectional Emission from Ultrahigh-Q Microcavities

on-chip microcavities

A new type of on-chip microcavities has been realized, which features both highly unidirectional emission and ultra-high-Q factors in the near infrared.

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