"NANOPARTICLES: enable microscopic lasers/on-chip optics"
Munir Nayfeh discusses his method of producing fluorescent red, blue, green and yellow nanoparticles from plain-vanilla silicon wafers. The new materials could yield microscopic lasers. They also hold the promise of putting optical communications on electronic chips.
Audio interview at: http://ampcast.com/RColinJohnson
Interview CDs: http://mp3.com/RColinJohnson
Story in EE Times: http://www.eet.com/at/news/OEG20020225S0070