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June 9th, 2008

Can silver nanoparticles be the key to a more compact laser?

Abstract:
"In random media, multiple scattering and interference reduce the diffusion of light, and in case of extremely strong scattering, photon localization, or Anderson localization of light, is predicted like electrons in glasses," Katsuhisa Tanaka, a scientist in Kyoto University, tells PhysOrg.com. He and his colleagues are interested in using so-called disordered material to create lasers that could increase our understanding of physics - as well as make the laser creation process simpler.

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