Hierarchical electrohydrodynamic pattern formation enables the fabrication of multiscale 3D structured arrays as SERS-active platforms.
A novel metal deposition-based electrochromic device can realize three optical states in a single material—transparent, mirror and black.
New silica microsphere films mimic the striking color display of the Morpho butterfly, with the added advantage of material flexibility.
Padilla and co-workers give an excellent overview on metamaterial absorbers and discuss a selection of examples and related applications in this field.
The radiative emission rate of poly(3-hexylthiophene) could be greatly enhanced by integrating it into a plasmonic split-dipole nanoantenna.
Reversible fragmentation and self-assembling of nematic liquid crystal droplets on functionalized pyroelectric substrates
A new chiral material demonstrates a highly efficient optical response.
One of the exciting potential applications of electromagnetically induced transparency and slow and stored light is for practical realization of quantum memory,...
Coherent Raman scattering methods have one key advantage over spontaneous Raman microscopy: speed. The (sub-)microsecond pixel dwell times offered by narrowband CRS...
Which pathways do nanomedicines take after they have been swallowed? Scientists find a recirculation pathway of polymeric micelles using multimodal nonlinear optical...