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November 29, 2019

Nanoscale thermal emitters turn heat into light

Nanoscale thermal emitters created at Rice University combine several known phenomena into a unique system that turns heat into light. The system is highly configurable to deliver light with specific properties and at desired wavelengths.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant ECCS 1935446.]

Read more in the Rice University news story Nano bulb lights novel path. (Date image taken: Sept. 6, 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 29, 2019)

Credit: Illustration by Chloe Doiron/Rice University

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