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January 11, 2016

On chip polarimeter developed using directional scattering from a metasurface. Press release here.

November 3, 2015

Federico Capasso elected into the Academia Europaea. Read more here.

October 5, 2015

Maxence Ernoult (former graduate student intern) has received the Great Prize of research in Physics by Ecole Polytechnique for work done in the Capasso Group. Congrats!

July 7, 2015

Discovery of a Cherenkov radiation effect in propagating surface plasmon polaritons published in Nature Nanotechnology. Read more here.

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Exotic chirality-sorting optical force proposed

Exotic chirality-sorting optical force proposed

Transverse spin momentum of an evanescent field (such as one generated by a totally internally reflecting beam of light) can be converted to linear momentum …

 

Surface plasmon analogue to Cherenkov radiation subject of Nature Nanotechnology publication

Surface plasmon analogue to Cherenkov radiation subject of Nature Nanotechnology publication

Researchers in the group have created a 2-dimensional, surface plasmon analogue of Cherenkov radiation. By exciting a row of slits in a metal film …

 

Work on Ultrathin Color Coatings Profiled by SEAS

Work on Ultrathin Color Coatings Profiled by SEAS

Former graduate student and post-doc Mikhail Kat’s work on nanometer-thin metallic optical coatings done in the CNS facility at Harvard has been profiled by Harvard …