“There is a great difference between discoveries and inventions. With discoveries, one can always be skeptical, and many surprises can take place. In the case of inventions, surprises can really only occur for people who have not had anything to do with it.” – Werner Heisenberg
Nov 2017: “New mirror reflects light differently than conventional mirrors,” Phys.org
Apr 2017: “Metamaterial shows non-linear optical activity,” Electronics Weekly
Mar 2017: “Chiral metamaterial causes optical shift in mW range,” Photonics.com
Mar 2017: “Metamaterial breaks records as power modulates,” R&D world
Mar 2017: “Chiral metamaterial produces record optical shift under incremental power modulation,” National Science Foundation (NSF)
Jun 2015: “Nonlinear mirrors’ bizarre properties could prove valuable for optical technology,” Tech Times
Jun 2015: “Nonlinear optical metamaterial has opposite refractive indices at fundamental and harmonic frequencies,” Laser Focus World
Jun 2015: “Nonlinear mirror seen in metamaterial,” nanotechweb.org
Jun 2015: “Metamaterial waveguide confirms theoretical prediction,” Photonics.com
Jun 2015: “Theory turns to reality for nonlinear optical metamaterials,” Phys.org
Jun 2015: “Light work,” Georgia Tech Research Horizons, Issue 2
Jan 2020: Prof. Lan is giving an invited talk and chairing a section in SPIE Photonics West on Feb. 6.
Jan 2020: Jiafei Wang is performing research in our group for the MEEN honors program. Welcome!
Dec 2019: Our research received the T3 seed-grant funding from President’s Excellence Fund. Congrats!
Nov 2019: Dr. Xuezhi Ma joined our group as a postdoc fellow. Welcome!
Sep 2019: We highly appreciate the generous funding from Mr. Holly Frost. Thank you!
Sep 2019: Prof. Lan started a new group at TAMU. The group has OPENING!