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The origins of commercial free-form optics
Intriguing component shapes in recent optical designs have spawned challenging mathematical approaches and fabrication methods, but are part of a long historical context.
A simple method for controlling the shape of cadmium sulfide nanocrystals has been developed, and the nanocrystals used as photocatalysts for water splitting.
24 May 2016

DC currents can be generated in unbiased dielectrics and semiconductors by excitation below their band gaps with ultrashort optical pulses.

23 May 2016
A hybrid energy harvester combining photovoltaic, pyroelectric, and thermoelectric devices enables use of the full solar spectrum to generate electricity.
21 May 2016
Lanthanum fluoride particles passively collect in tumors and amplify applied radiation doses, while also transferring energy to photosensitizer dyes that enable the targeting of cancerous cells.
20 May 2016
A novel passive repeater, based on a chain of 3D dielectric particles, has been proposed and numerically simulated.
19 May 2016
Multiphoton microscopes to speed up disease diagnosis
£850,000 project yields two potential new inspection tools for diverse applications in medicine.
25 May 2016
imec team builds hybrid perovskite/Si PV module
Partnership with Solliance consortium yields 20.2%-efficient stacked module and first semi-transparent devices.
25 May 2016
Fraunhofers unite to reduce EUV wavelengths
Aachen and Jena centers generate 6.7nm output, in anticipation of producing "next-but-one generation" of microchips.
25 May 2016
Jelena Vuckovic: Designing innovative structures for efficient optical devices

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