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Trapping Light That Doesn't Bounce Off Track For Faster Electronics

SCIENMAG

August 2, 2018

SCIENMAG - A new protective metamaterial "cladding" prevents light from leaking out of the very curvy pathways it would travel in a computer chip.

This work was performed by an international team of researchers at Purdue University, University of Alberta, Texas Tech University, the University of British Columbia and the Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology. The team's findings appear in the journal Nature Communications.

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