Physics Seminar: Quantum materials: insights from near field nano-optics


Presented by Prof. Dmitri Basov Columbia University New York, NY, USA Abstract In 1944 Hans Bethe reported on “the diffraction of electromagnetic radiation by a hole small compared with the wave-length” . This seminal paper was among the early precursors to a new and vibrant area of research: near field nano-optics. I will discuss recent