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CCNY study breaks Förster resonant energy transfer distance limit
October 25, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Using engineered nanocomposite structures called metamaterials, a City College of New York (CCNY)-led research team reports the ability to measure a significant increase in the energy transfer between molecules. Reported in the journal ACS Photonics, this breakthrough breaks the Förster resonance energy transfer distance limit of ~10-20 nanometers and leads to the possibility of measuring larger molecular assemblies. Full Story
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