September 24, 2018
The award will support the development of new methods that will allow for the manipulation of material systems in real time and the mapping of behavior of these materials with a degree of precision that has not been possible.
September 21, 2018
The award committee noted that Basov had made "seminal discoveries in quantum material physics through infrared spectroscopy and nano-optics."
June 6, 2018
Researchers from Columbia University, Shanghai Normal University, and the University of Copenhagen have synthesized the first molecule capable of insulating at the nanometer scale more effectively than a vacuum barrier.
May 23, 2018
The team is the first to directly image propagation and dynamics of graphene plasmons at very low temperatures; their findings could impact optical communications and signal processing.
May 18, 2018
Fibers produced by the caterpillars of a wild silk moth have outstanding cooling properties, as well as exceptional capabilities for transmitting light signals and images.