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Home > News > Circuits with Light at Nanoscales: Optical Nanocircuits Inspired by Metamaterials

September 20th, 2007

Circuits with Light at Nanoscales: Optical Nanocircuits Inspired by Metamaterials

Abstract:
A form of optical circuitry is overviewed in which a tapestry of subwavelength nanometer-scale metamaterial structures and nanoparticles may provide a mechanism for tailoring, patterning, and manipulating local optical electric fields and electric displacement vectors in a subwavelength domain, leading to the possibility of optical information processing at the nanometer scale.

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