[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Susan Brown
scinews@ucsd.edu
858-246-0161
University of California - San Diego

Interference Patterns in Phonon Polaritons

Caption: This image shows interference patterns created by surface phonon polaritons propagating across atom-thin layers of crystalline boron nitride and reflecting back from edges. The center image is a model; images on the right and left derive from measurements.

Credit: Siyuan Dai

Usage Restrictions: For use in reports of this finding only. For other uses, contact scinews@ucsd.edu.

Related news release: Crystals ripple in response to light


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]