Navigation Links
'Metasurfaces' to usher in new optical technologies
Date:3/14/2013

s of plasmonic material, they can be integrated into existing semiconductor processes, which makes them practical for commercialization."

Plasmonic metamaterials are promising for various advances, including a possible "hyperlens" that could make optical microscopes 10 times more powerful; advanced chemical sensors; new types of light-harvesting systems for more efficient solar cells; computers and consumer electronics that use light instead of electronic signals to process information; and a cloak of invisibility.

The metasurfaces can be combined with thin sheets of carbon called graphene.

"If you apply voltage the optical properties of graphene change, and if you couple a graphene layer with a metasurface, these properties then change dramatically," Kildishev said.

Metasurfaces could make it possible to use single photons the tiny particles that make up light for switching and routing in future computers. While using photons would dramatically speed up computers and telecommunications, conventional photonic devices cannot be miniaturized because the wavelength of light is too large to fit in tiny components needed for integrated circuits.

Nanostructured metamaterials, however, could make it possible to reduce the size of photons and the wavelength of light, allowing the creation of new types of nanophotonic devices, Shalaev said.

Some of the new materials may have applications involving near-infrared light, the range of the spectrum critical for telecommunications and fiberoptics.

Other materials also might work for light in the visible range of the spectrum.

Unlike natural materials, metamaterials may possess an index of refraction less than one or less than zero. Refraction occurs as electromagnetic waves, including light, bend when passing from one material into another. It causes the bent-stick-in-water effect, which occurs when a stick placed in a glass of water appears crooked when viewed from the outside. Being able to crea
'/>"/>

Contact: Emil Venere
venere@purdue.edu
765-494-4709
Purdue University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Bayer CropScience and MS Technologies’ Balance GT Soybean to Usher in Next Era of Performance and Weed Control
2. New spectroscopy method could lead to better optical devices
3. Optical Imaging Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018
4. Light-emitting triangles may have applications in optical technology
5. NISTs nanotubes on a chip may simplify optical power measurements
6. Optical microscopes lend a hand to graphene research
7. Physicists skirt thermal vibration, transfer optical signal via mechanical oscillator
8. C8 MediSensors Gains CE Mark Approval for the C8 MediSensors Optical Glucose Monitor(TM) System for People with Diabetes
9. Penn researchers make first all-optical nanowire switch
10. First 3-D nanoscale optical cavities from metamaterials
11. Optical Coatings: Technologies and Global Markets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
'Metasurfaces' to usher in new optical technologies
(Date:4/16/2015)... Carolina (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 ... steam system services, released their newly designed, state-of-the-art ... The customer facing website effectively promotes the Spirax ... , All the information that a site visitor ... system services, company capabilities, industries serviced, the latest ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 ... the Buzz of BIO Contest for the ... Organization (BIO), the 2015 BIO International Convention will take ... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the Buzz of BIO contest, industry ... to see present at the conference. The community voting ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... The Council for Agricultural Science ... Borlaug CAST Communication Award goes to Dr. Channapatna ... in Alabama. Award nominees must demonstrate an ability ... the use of television, radio, or other social ... a specialist in the field of plant genetics ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... MOSCOW , April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... (ChemRar), the Russian pharmaceutical investment and R&D ... announced collaboration for research, development and commercialization ... with the intention to stimulate ... industry.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150416/739742-a) ,     ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Spirax Sarco website has a new look 2Proove Bisociences to Participate in the Buzz of BIO at the 2015 BIO International Convention 2Proove Bisociences to Participate in the Buzz of BIO at the 2015 BIO International Convention 3The 2015 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Goes to Channapatna Prakash 2Lancet and ChemRar High Tech Center Have Announced a Partnership in the Development and Production of Novel Drugs in Russia 2
... Andrew Conn, Lindy Durrant, and Ian Spendlove, Cancer Research,Campaign Academic Unit, Nottingham City Hospital, ... Introduction , ... and reproducible , method of DNA vaccine ... protective immunity in animal models to both infectious diseases and ...
... and Professor Norbert Nowotny, PhD, Clinical , Virology ... Vienna , Veterinaerplatz 1, A 1210 Vienna, Austria , ... , The purity of the DNA template ... the most critical factor in nucleotide sequencing. The presence of , ...
... Marttinen*, H.-L. Malinen*, V.-P. Jaakola** and , T. Alatossava* ... * Biotechnology Laboratory, REDEC of Kajaani, University of Oulu, FIN-88600 , ... Environmental Science, University of Jyvskyl, , PL 35, FIN-40351 Jyvskyl, ... Introduction , β-lactoglobulin (βLG) is a major ...
Cached Biology Technology:Delivery of pCMV-S DNA Using the Helios Gene Gun System Is Superior to Intramuscular Injection in Balb/c Mice 2Delivery of pCMV-S DNA Using the Helios Gene Gun System Is Superior to Intramuscular Injection in Balb/c Mice 3Delivery of pCMV-S DNA Using the Helios Gene Gun System Is Superior to Intramuscular Injection in Balb/c Mice 4Delivery of pCMV-S DNA Using the Helios Gene Gun System Is Superior to Intramuscular Injection in Balb/c Mice 5Delivery of pCMV-S DNA Using the Helios Gene Gun System Is Superior to Intramuscular Injection in Balb/c Mice 6Delivery of pCMV-S DNA Using the Helios Gene Gun System Is Superior to Intramuscular Injection in Balb/c Mice 7Delivery of pCMV-S DNA Using the Helios Gene Gun System Is Superior to Intramuscular Injection in Balb/c Mice 8Comparison of PCR Kleen Spin Columns to Traditional Methods for Purification of PCR Products Prior to Sequencing, Rev A 2Comparison of PCR Kleen Spin Columns to Traditional Methods for Purification of PCR Products Prior to Sequencing, Rev A 3Comparison of PCR Kleen Spin Columns to Traditional Methods for Purification of PCR Products Prior to Sequencing, Rev A 4Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 2Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 3Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 4Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 5Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 6Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 7Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 8Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 9Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 10Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 11Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing 12
(Date:3/26/2015)... 26, 2015 The Granite Club, ... and athletic club, today announced it has implemented a ... of movement for members and staff, while restricting access ... process, we selected FST,s IMID Access system because it ... our members and staff, in addition to unparalleled security," ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... -- SoundView Technology Group issues a new research update following ... smart wallet. SoundView was one of the selected user groups to ... Wocket in multiple scenarios and outlets. Soundview ... making both debit and credit card payments.  ... company meets their plans in 2015, it would push our ...
(Date:3/20/2015)... , Mar. 19, 2015 Research and Markets ... "Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report" report ... markets for Hand Geometry in US$ Thousands. The report provides ... , Japan , Europe ... , and Rest of World. Annual estimates ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Granite Club First Private Club in North America to Implement FST Biometrics Secure Access Solution, as Part of Multi-million Dollar Expansion 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 3Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 4Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: An Essential Security Component for both Government & Enterprise Sector 2Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: An Essential Security Component for both Government & Enterprise Sector 3Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: An Essential Security Component for both Government & Enterprise Sector 4
... the self-assembly of nanoparticles is a fundamental question in ... way to make nanocrystals in a fluid assemble into ... in living organisms. , "This establishes an ... and nanotechnology, that is, proteins and nanoparticles, and this ...
... most of the work in living cells, and the DNA ... proteins. The crucial job of reading the genetic instructions and ... protein factories humming away inside the cells of all living ... at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has been studying ...
... the sleek and efficient propulsion of squid, jellyfish and ... has designed a new generation of compact vortex generators ... and dock underwater vehicles at low speeds and with ... inspired by the plots of two classic sci-fi films ...
Cached Biology News:Researchers make nanosheets that mimic protein formation 2Biologists probe the machinery of cellular protein factories 2Biologists probe the machinery of cellular protein factories 3Squid-inspired design could mean better handling of underwater vehicles 2
RNA oligomers from 10 to 50 bases purified by PAGE and MS-checked. RNAs are supplied dried and fully deprotected....
... The iEMS Incubator/Shaker HT ... Thus, the iEMS Incubator/Shaker HT ... as DNA hybridization and primer ... HT is available as a ...
... a modified cap analog in which the ... replaced with OCH3. Because of this substitution, ... with the remaining hydroxyl group thus forcing ... a result, unlike transcripts synthesized with conventional ...
...
Biology Products: