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Jan 20, 2015
(with audio) The natural simplicity of atoms as perfect resonators reveals new optical behaviour in photonic crystals.
Nov 18, 2014
A silver-coated nanowire provides efficient, tunable and directional nonlinear signals for photonic systems.
Oct 30, 2014
A quantum dot LED structure that includes an insulating layer to balance charge injections demonstrates greater efficiency and stability.
Oct 7, 2014
Trio honoured for work on blue LEDs.
Oct 3, 2014 1 comment
Researchers demonstrate how defects in a 3D crystal can create photonic bandgap cavities for light that may be useful for lasing, LEDS, information storage and sensitive pharmaceutical sensors
Mar 11, 2014
Plasmonic field enhancements increase nonlinear interactions by a factor of a million.
Mar 4, 2014
Electrically driven nanoscale light source connects electronic and optical circuits.
Sep 19, 2013
New technique to produce extremely thin gaps in metal layers could help make ultrafast and energy efficient nanodevices
Aug 16, 2013
First nanowire LED arrays capable of converting applied mechanical pressure into light signals
Jul 1, 2013
Device bodes well for next-generation information technology in which photons rather than electrons make up circuit components
Jun 18, 2013
Cluster of gold nanodisks enhances optical circuits
Apr 26, 2013
Southampton team on track for observing Anderson localization.
Apr 19, 2013
2D semiconductor could rival wonder material graphene and even silicon itself in future optoelectronics.
Mar 21, 2013
Devices can be tuned to emit over a range of colours, from deep red to yellow-orange, by controlling size of silicon nanocrystals
Feb 22, 2013
Highest quality achieved in a semiconductor dot system.
Feb 13, 2013
Glowing 2D material could find applications in optoelectronics.
Jan 10, 2013
New structures could be used to make 3D holography displays.
Dec 7, 2012
New results for selenium important for variety of applications including solar cells, computer memories and LEDs.
Oct 11, 2012
Novel devices work at room temperature and are compatible with traditional silicon-based photonics.
Sep 18, 2012
"Fluctuational electrodynamics" describes how tiny objects radiate.