Home > News > Nanorods could lead to 'superlenses'
April 22nd, 2005
Nanorods could lead to 'superlenses'
Physicists in the US have demonstrated negative refraction at optical wavelengths for the first time. Vladimir Shalaev and colleagues at Purdue University obtained the result in a material consisting of an array of pairs of parallel gold nanorods. The team says the structure is relatively easy to fabricate and could lead to optical "superlenses" that reflect no light and operate with sub-wavelength resolution. Such lenses could be used to make better DVD players and improved biomedical sensors.
Conference speakers: International think tank needed to identify techno-social turning points December 6th, 2013
Bangalore INDIA NANO 2013 Inaugurated December 5th, 2013
3-D printing and custom manufacturing: from concept to classroom: Strategic investments from NSF help engineers revolutionize the manufacturing process December 5th, 2013
The promise of nanotechnology December 4th, 2013
Leti Presentation at IEDM 2013 Will Report Phase-Change Memory Developments for Microcontroller Embedded Applications December 7th, 2013
Leti Announces Update of UTSOI Model that Allows Designers To Improve Trade-Off between Performance and Power Use December 7th, 2013
Steve Janack to Join Behan Communications and Lead Firmís New Innovation Practice Group December 7th, 2013
Optical Quality Improvement of Electrical Circuitsí Electrode Zinc Oxide Nanowires December 7th, 2013
Silvija Gradečak seeks to better the world through new materials December 6th, 2013
Agilent Technologies Introduces Next-Generation Atomic Force Microscope December 3rd, 2013
Agilent Technologiesí Award-Winning, Ultrafast Express Test Now Compatible with All G200 Stages and DCM II, XP Heads December 3rd, 2013
AXT Appointed Exclusive Distributor for Fischione Instruments November 29th, 2013