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  • noun physics (optics) The science that studies the behaviour of light, and of optical devices, on a nanometre scale.

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  • Yurii Vlasov , manager of IBM ' s silicon integrated nanophotonics efforts, said it expects the first commercial products based on its research to hit the market in three to five years.

    IBM Claims Breakthrough in Laser-Based Chips

  • Among the topics covered are: nanomaterials and nanostructures; molecular machines and devices; nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine; and applications of nanotechnology

    World Scientific and Nature Publishing Group's first book collaboration

  • Naomi Halas, an award-winning pioneer in nanophotonics, and graduate student Nikolay Mirin created a material that collects light from any direction and emits it in a single direction.

    Light-Bending Nanoparticles Could Lead To Superlenses, Invisibility Cloaks | Impact Lab

  • Among the topics covered are: nanomaterials and nanostructures; molecular machines and devices; nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine; and applications of nanotechnology

    June 2009

  • Other semiconductor makers, such as Intel Corp., are working on silicon nanophotonics.

    IBM Makes Chip-Speed Advance

  • The development is an important step in the emerging field called silicon nanophotonics.

    IBM Makes Chip-Speed Advance

  • Alia Sabur is 14 and working on her doctorate in electrical engineering, more specifically nanophotonics.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2004

  • The project will also develop nanophotonics approaches for protein and biomarker analysis for sensing and tracking cancer cells.

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  • Groening speculates that it is quite possible that one day components for nanolectronics and nanophotonics will be made using this technique.

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  • Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Physics or related subject, to possess leadership qualities and to have an outstanding record in publications in the fields of metamaterials and/or nanophotonics.

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