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Using Novel Materials to Manipulate Light

Using Novel Materials to Manipulate Light
Reported by
Liang Dong

Posted June 25, 2020

Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences

Since prehistoric use of mirrors and lenses to divert light and magnify images, human beings have made effective use of light using materials. In this eBriefing, experts focus on cutting edge nano-structured materials that manipulate light in novel ways, with huge potential application in telecommunication and electronic industries.

In This eBriefing, You’ll Learn

  • What are photonic materials such as metasurfaces and plasmonic materials? How are they made?
  • How can  artificial intelligence and machine learning improve the performance of photonic materials?
  • What is symmetry and what types of symmetry could the materials possess?
  • What are the benefits of breaking symmetries in nano-photonic materials?
Manipulating Light with Novel Materials