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Confining light to the atomic scale

A graphene sheet near a metal nanoantenna squeezes infrared photons into a subnanometric gap, pushing the limits of nanophotonics.

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Fig. 1: Confinement of light with graphene and metals.

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Curto, A.G., Gómez Rivas, J. Confining light to the atomic scale. Nature Nanotech 13, 442–443 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-018-0166-3

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