h the rapid technical advancement of nanoscale fabrication, the science of optics has recently undergone a renaissance with the characterization of new and distinctive kinds of photonic interaction....
News - 5 Jun 2017
Conventional high-power lasers are hard to employ in portable platforms as they are bulky and require equipment. A University of Texas at Arlington Engineer is currently working to develop a...
News - 13 Jul 2007
Producing optical images at resolutions as low as one nanometer is the goal of Virginia Tech College of Engineering researcher Yong Xu, who has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty...
News - 8 Jan 2018
A team of physicists, guided by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), have shown the means to enhance the optical loss features and transmission efficiency of hexagonal boron nitride devices,...
News - 15 Mar 2016
UB researcher and inventor Paras Prasad has been named the 2016 recipient of the Gold Medal of the SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
The award, the society’s...
News - 16 Aug 2009
Because the new device, called a "spaser," is the first of its kind to emit visible light, it represents a critical component for possible future technologies based on...
News - 8 Jul 2007
South Korean researchers have designed and built an inexpensive optical lens that collects light from a large area and produces a virtually distortion-free wide-angle image.
Standing in contrast to...
News - 19 Jan 2015
Weidong Zhou, a University of Texas at Arlington electrical engineering professor, has been elected a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
Zhou was one of 58 new...
News - 8 Jul 2007
New optics research from Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics suggests that tiny gold particles called nanostars could become powerful chemical sensors.
The findings are available...
News - 15 Nov 2018
A study team from ITMO University and the Australian National University has discovered that various metasurfaces display the same behavior provided a symmetry breaking is added to their unit cells...