May 7, 2015

Rice scientists use light to probe acoustic tuning in gold nanodisks

Rice University experts demonstrate new method for optomechanical tuning

(May 7, 2015)  In a study that could open doors for new applications of photonics from molecular sensing to wireless communications, Rice University scientists have discovered a new method to tune the light-induced vibrations of nanoparticles through slight alterations to the surface to which the particles are attached.

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