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Meta-Optics with Mie Resonances

Yuri Kivshar and Andrey Miroshnichenko

Optical magnetic responses and subwavelength localization of light, driven by Mie resonances in high-index nanoparticles, could spur new, breakthrough applications for nanoantennas, nanolasers, highly efficient metasurfaces and ultrafast meta­devices. Continue Reading


 

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Entimus imperialis’ photonic polycrystal
Scales covering the elytra of the Brazilian diamond beetle display iridescent photonic polycrystals. The iridescence arises from light interference within the optical structures that constitute the scales. [Honorable Mention 2016 After Image photo contest.] 

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