Light

Research Highlights

Fluorescence: Into the light

14 December 16

Modeling the fluorescence enhancing capabilities of materials paves the way for more sensitive biological and chemical tracking technologies

Spectroscopy: Ghostly measurements

02 November 16

A quantum effect allows infrared measurements to be performed by detecting visible light, bringing opportunities for cheaper, better performance spectroscopy

Plasmonics: Left in the wake

27 January 16

Waves of charge scudding across gold surfaces are shown to create wakes that are readily manipulable

Solar cells: Powered by nanoholes

02 July 14

A simple and inexpensive fabrication procedure boosts the light-capturing capabilities of tiny holes carved into silicon wafers