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OPTOFLUIDICS

Merging metasurfaces with microfluidics

By using microfluidics to control the refractive index of the fluid surrounding dielectric metasurfaces, the optical response and functionality of metasurface devices can be tuned on-demand to enable comprehensive control of the flow of light.

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Fig. 1: Dynamic optical metasurface platform using microfluidics.

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Ndukaife, J.C. Merging metasurfaces with microfluidics. Nat. Nanotechnol. 17, 1042–1043 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-022-01203-3

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