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Researchers Bend Light Through Waveguides in Colloidal Crystals
January 7, 2008
Researchers at the University of Illinois are the first to achieve optical waveguiding of near-infrared light through features embedded in self-assembled, three-dimensional photonic crystals. Applications for the optically active crystals include low-loss waveguides, low-threshold lasers and on-chip optical circuitry.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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