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Nanoparticles confer tailored optical properties on plastics
Dispersing nanostructured additives in common polymers makes these tough and versatile materials suitable for optical applications.
Efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting in visible light
Spatially engineering nitrogen impurities in zinc oxide nanostructured arrays decouples optical absorption and electron transport for photoelectrochemical activity.
21 August 2014
High-throughput fabrication of planar chiral metamaterials
Ultraviolet light and nanospherical-lens lithography together fabricate large-area nano-ellipse arrays.
30 July 2014
Novel designs for thermal transistors
Membranes of phase-change materials are used to control radiative heat flow between two bodies in thermal analogs of field-effect transistors.
29 July 2014
Helium ion beam milling for plasmonic nanoantennas
Helium ion microscopy is able to produce gaps less than 5nm in width and narrow bridges in plasmonic nanostructures.
22 July 2014
Gold nanowires enable plasmonics in optical fibers
Placing noble metal nanowires in microstructured optical fibers allows for the integration of plasmonics and fiber optics, leading to a novel kind of plasmonic excitation for near-field microscopy.
14 July 2014
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Cascade laser sensor may replace pinprick blood tests
Researchers at Princeton develop mid-IR noninvasive technique; could improve quality of life for diabetics.
28 August 2014
Bringing OCT to new markets
Joseph Schmitt of St Jude Medical believes entering new sectors is easier than ever, but planning is still the key.
26 August 2014
Future of medicine: disposable biosensors and 'electroceutics'?
SPIE plenary session hears about point-of-care diagnostics and a new idea for beating post-surgical infection.
21 August 2014
'3-in-1' optical skin cancer probe developed
Device could cut unnecessary biopsies, offer rapid non-invasive examination of melanomas.
14 August 2014
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Vincent Ginis: Metamaterials and transformation optics
Doug Resnick: Acquisition opens new semiconductor capabilities
John Rogers: Making optoelectronics less invasive in the body
Cuniberti plenary: Light-Induced Electrical Switching of Porphyrin-Covered Silicon Nanowire FETs
Nanotechnology engineering produces a water splitter that runs on an ordinary AAA battery (w/video)
Researchers obtain first direct observation of facet formation in nanocubes
Neutrons investigate Einstein diffusion to support hopes for carbon nanotechnology revolution
NASA: Super-Black Nano-Coating to Be Tested for the First Time in Space
Say it with flowers and nanotechnology
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In memoriam: John Kiel, SPIE treasurer and founding member
‘Photonics’ mention in America COMPETES is good news for progress, economy, says SPIE
SPIE launches 'Neurophotonics' journal with special section on BRAIN Initiative
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