Tunable Graphene Metasurfaces with Gradient Features

The research team has developed a cost-effective and high-throughput method to fabricate the graphene moiré metasurface.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – August 2016

The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.

Angle-Insensitive and CMOS-Compatible Subwavelength Color Printing

The proposed color filter devices produce distinctive reflection colors that are easily tuned via a one-step fabrication process.

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Light-driven soft robot mimics caterpillar locomotion in natural scale

Scientists have now created a light-driven soft micro robot to mimic caterpillar locomotion in natural scale.

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1D nanostructures enable novel photonic devices in lieu of liquid crystal-based techniques

The ability to control the structural properties at the microscopic level in real-time allows the optical properties of the host medium to dynamically change .

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Efficient radiative pumping of polaritons in a strongly coupled microcavity

This analysis demonstrated that the polariton states are most likely formed when the excited dye molecules in the cavity emit a photon, with this photon then directly exciting the photon-like part of the polariton.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – July 2016

The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.

Researchers Propose New Route for Programmable Infrared Optics

UC Santa Barbara researchers Prasad Iyer and Prof. Jon Schuller propose a new route, novel electrically reconfigurable metasurfaces, as an important step towards on-chip programmable optics.

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A solution for low loss, three-dimensional structures at optical frequencies

Sheng Liu, Igal Brener, Mike Sinclair and other co-workers from Sandia National Laboratories demonstrated both two-dimensional and multilayer (3D) dielectric metamaterials made from III-V semiconductors (elements from groups III and V on the periodic table) using a monolithic fabrication process.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – May 2016

The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.