Friday, September 26, 2008
In a New Scientist column covering exciting new patents, Justin Mullins highlighted work from the electrical engineers in Shaya Fainmfan's group here at the Jacobs School. (Fainman is in the photo).
The patent is for a "universal detector" that will use plasmonics to test for contimation on any type of surface.
Read the New Scientist column here.
Read the full patent application here.
Fainman directs the Ultrafast & Nanoscale Optics Group at the Jacobs School. Read about his work in a recent issue of the Jacobs School alumni magazine, Pulse.
The researchers listed as inventors on the patent application are: