A Nanoscale Laser Made of Gold

New hybrid nanomaterials combine the optical properties of metals and semiconductors

Glowing Nanoparticles Control Biological Processes

Light from nanoparticle clusters was able to activate anticancer drugs within cells

Nanotubes Control Laser Pulses

Nonlinear optical response of carbon nanotubes can be controlled by electrochemical gating

Nonlinear Optical Material Made of Tellurium Nanorods

Nanocomposite protects against intense light, holds promise for expanding high-speed optical networking capacity

Ultra-Thin Optical Devices Directly Measure Polarization

Holograms made with metasurfaces could enable fast, compact polarization measurements for spectroscopy

Graphene for Super-Resolution Microscopy

New method measures extremely small distances in the order of 1 ångström with high accuracy and reproducibility

Chameleon Skin Powered by Nanomachines

The artificial material is made of tiny particles of gold coated in a polymer shell, squeezed into microdroplets of water in oil

Thinnest Optical Waveguide

With only three layers of atoms the new device is a proof of concept for scaling down to sizes that are orders of magnitude smaller than today’s devices

Development of Nano Microscope Awarded

Second award goes to researcher investigating nanoparticles with high-energy X-rays

2D Materials Integrated into Mass Production

The HEA2D consortium manufactured prototype systems and demonstrators for 2D semiconductor materials