1. Actively variable-spectrum optoelectronics with black phosphorus

    Nima Azar, Sivacarendran Balendhran and Ken Crozier are co-authors on a Nature paper with colleagues from the University of California at Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. They made use of the extraordinary sensitivity of the bandgap of black phosphorous (bP) to strain to show the continuous and reversible tuning of the operating wavelengths […]


  2. New article on optical nanotweezers designed by computer algorithm

    Neuton’s paper on algorithm-designed plasmonic apertures for optical nanotweezers has been published in Advanced Optical Materials. The apertures were fabricated using a helium ion microscope and were characterised by cathodoluminescence and optical trapping experiments. It was shown that at every laser intensity, an algorithm-designed structure can outperform a conventional plasmonic aperture. Link to paper: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adom.202100758


  3. Ann Roberts awarded Alan Walsh Medal

    TMOS Chief Investigator Ann Roberts has been awarded the Alan Walsh Medal for 2020 by the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP). Professor Roberts, a member of the University of Melbourne’s School of Physics, received the award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the fields of plasmonics, nanophotonics, and optics. Exciton Science Associate acknowledgment: https://excitonscience.com/news/ann-roberts-awarded-alan-walsh-medal