Precious’ research into optical nanopatterning was published in JoVe. This is a unique video journal, which allows one to have archival footage of complex experimental steps. The video paper is available by open access here.
Rajesh gave a lecture under the SPIE visiting lecture program at RIT on Dec. 10. The title of the lecture was “Micro- and Nano-optics: numerical design, fabrication & novel applications.” Many thanks to Prof. Grover Swartzlander for the kind invitation.
Ganghun’s project on the cannula microscope was selected as one of the topics for Optics in 2014 by the OPN Magazine. This is a nice honor since the selection process is highly competitive. Congratulations to Ganghun!
Our new paper in Optica describing a new high-efficiency polarizer has been highlighted in several notable media outlets including the Science Magazine, University of Utah news, the American Bazaar, IndiaWest, PhysOrg, Photonics.com, Optics & Photonics News, IEEE Spectrum, Digit.in, Healthmedicinenet.com, R&D Mag, Tecknikrom, Laser Focus World, BioOptics World, NdTV, AzoNano, Times of India, Gizbot, Science Daily, Newsxz.com, Materials Today, Interference Technology, TechLiveInfo, TechSharx, The Daily Utah Chronicle.
The University of Utah offers a large number of fellowship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. A pretty comprehensive listing is available here. If you are interested in working in the lab, please apply to the ones that you are eligible for.
Bing’s research into metamaterial polarizers was published in Optica today. The micrograph of the device was chosen for the cover image of the November issue of Optica. The paper describes a linear polarizer that shows a transmission efficiency of ~74%. This is achieved by allowing one polarization to transmit unperturbed, while the orthogonal polarization is rotated by 90 degrees.
Precious’ research was recently published in Applied Physics Letters available here. In this paper, we describe a relatively simple and effective model for explaining the experimental results in POST, our approach to fast optical nano patterning.