How Light Squeezes Through Small Holes: Detailed For First Time

Friday, May 9, 2008 - 13:21 in Physics & Chemistry

How does light pass through a tiny hole? For the first time, scientists have succeeded in mapping this process in detail. Their research also promises a significant improvement in Terahertz microscopy in the long term, a potentially interesting new imaging technique, and Terahertz microspectroscopy, a technique for identifying tiny quantities of substances using light.

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