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"Groovy" hologram creates strange state of light at visible and invisible wavelengths

August 20, 2013

holographic component fabricated by ion milling Applied physicists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have demonstrated that they can change the intensity, phase and polarization of light rays using a hologram-like design decorated with nanoscale structures. Full Story

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