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Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 20: Squeezing Photons (and Sound) Into Metamaterials

By Nick Fang

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Squeezing Photons and Sound Into Metamaterials


  • From Microscope to Nanoscope
  • The Diffraction Limit
  • Near Field Optical Superlensing
  • Physics of Surface Plasmon
  • How to Build An Optical Superlens
  • Surface Energy Mediated Growth of Ag
  • Demonstration of Plasmonic Nanoscope
  • Development of Superlens Nanoscope
  • Metamaterial Enhanced IR Imaging


Omar N Sobh

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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