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October 6, 2017

Former intern Paul Méhaignerie awarded the “Grand prix du stage de recherche” from École Polytechnique.

September 15, 2017

Postdoctoral scholar Marco Piccardo awarded “Best Oral Presentation” at the International Conference on Intersubband Transitions in Quantum Wells (ITQW), Singapore.

August 8, 2017

Graduate student Rob Devlin is awarded “Best Paper” at the Photonics Global Student Conference at CLEO Pacific Rim.

May 5, 2017

Undergraduate Aun Zaidi awarded Harvard’s Hoopes Prize for his senior thesis work completed in the group.

Tunable metalenses

Tunable metalenses

We have demonstrated an adaptive metalens whose focus, shift, and astigmatism may all be electrically controlled. These metasurface lenses, which are based on dielectric elastomers …

 

A broadband achromatic meta-lens

A broadband achromatic meta-lens

In recent work, we demonstrated a meta-lens achieving achromatic focusing and imaging throughout the visible regime, a functionality that using bulk optics ordinarily requires several …

 

Flattening lenses: a technology revolution

Flattening lenses: a technology revolution

Prof. Federico Capasso recently delivered a talk at TEDxTrento entitled Flattening lenses: a technology revolution. Check it out on YouTube at the link below: Flattening lenses: a …

 

Bridging the terahertz gap

Bridging the terahertz gap

Optical frequency combs are widely-used, high-precision tools for measuring and detecting different frequencies — a.k.a., colors — of light. Unlike conventional lasers, which emit a …