Professor Robert Boyd Co-authors "Ultraslow Waves" in Science

October 30, 2017

Robert Boyd in his labProfessor Robert Boyd of the Institute of Optics is co-author of an article, along with Kosmas L. Tsakmakidis (UC Berkeley), Ortwin Hess (Imperial College London), and Xiang Zhang (UC Berkeley), titled “Ultraslow Waves on the Nanoscale,” in the October 20th issue of Science. The authors conclude that “The broadband, ultraslow-wave regime in subdiffraction-limited nanostructures is essentially a new regime for nanophotonics, acoustics, and 2D materials, as in all three fields we have been accustomed to using fast propagating waves for diverse operations and devices.  Many surprises are waiting to be revealed and further exciting applications to emerge in this new regime.” You can read the article here.