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Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Plasmonic Nanostructures for Ultrafast Acoustic Phonons

Caption: Gold plasmonic nanostructures shaped like Swiss-crosses can convert laser light into ultrahigh frequency (10GHz) sound waves.

Credit: courtesy of Xiang Zhang group, Berkeley Lab

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