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June 9th, 2005

Pitt researchers see electron waves in motion for first time

Abstract:
New imaging technique—a trillion times faster than conventional techniques—advances field of plasmonics, could lead to better semiconductors.

Hrvoje Petek, professor of physics and astronomy at Pitt, and Hong Koo Kim, Pitt professor of electrical and computer engineering, codirectors of Pitt's Institute of NanoScience and Engineering, showed in their paper, "Femtosecond Imaging of Surface Plasmon Dynamics in a Nanostructured Silver Film," that it is indeed possible to achieve high-resolution imaging through a combination of ultra-fast laser and electron optic methods.

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