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News and views from NANOMETA-2007

Published: 6 March 2007

Two papers have recently been published by "Nature Photonics" and "Nature" by reporters who attended the NANOMETA-2007 conference.

Professor Nikolay Zheludev from the Optoelectronics Research Centre co-chaired and helped organise NANOMETA-2007 which was held in Seefeld, Austria earlier this year.

The conference was remarkably well attended and brought together the Nanophotonics and Metamaterials research communities from across the world.

It was an extremely dynamic conference, devoted to papers reporting on new and challenging results in these burgeoning fields. Stimulating plenary talks were given from John Pendry and Ely Yablonovitch, indicating how hot and attractive the field of nano-meta-material currently is.

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Click on the following links to read the recently published papers from NANOMETA-2007:

Big minds think small Nature Photonics, Vol 1, March 2007

Optical technology is becoming smaller and smaller, and it doesn’t get much smaller than nanophotonic devices and metamaterials. NANOMETA-2007 gave researchers the opportunity to gather together in the cold to discuss these hot topics. Read this article to find out what ORC researcher Professor Nikolay Zheludev has to say on the topic.

How to drive light round the wrong bend Nature, Vol 445, 25 January 2007


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