30 January, 2011

The swastikas

Researchers have designed the first emitter of circularly polarized light made from a stand-alone semiconductor device:

"Giving Light a Spin", Physical Review Focus

I doubt that a paper containing nazi symbols would be published in Germany nowadays :-)


1 comment:

Neil Bates said...

Well, the scientifically correct (?) name for those shapes is "gammadions" ...