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Items tagged with "plasmons"

October 14, 2013

Plasmonics

The use of plasmons or surface plasmons---light waves turned into electromagnetic disturbances in a metal sample---for making practical devices or techniques, such as lenses and probes. 

February 5, 2013

Using Single Quantum Dots to Probe Nanowires

Modern telecommunications happens because of fast electrons and fast photons. Can it get better? Can Moore’s law be sustained? Can the compactness of electronics be combined with the speed of photonics? Well, one such hybrid approach is being explored at the Joint Quantum Institute.