Harvard University School of Engineering and Science Archives | The American Ceramic Society

Harvard University School of Engineering and Science

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / January 30, 2019

Chemical vapor deposition advancements, negative capacitance in ferroelectric materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 30, 2019.

Read More

New ultrathin VO2 film device perfectly, reproducibly absorbs infrared light

By Eileen De Guire / December 3, 2012

Left: This diagram shows the experimental setup used for measuring the reflectivity of the vanadium-sapphire device. The vanadium oxide layer is only 180 nanometers thick, much thinner than the wavelength of the incident infrared light. Right: At just the right temperature (light blue line), the reflectivity of the device drops almost to zero (99.75% absorbance)…

Read More