Gennady Shvets

Gennady Shvets received his Ph.D. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1995. He is presently a Professor of Physics at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is pursuing research in several experimental and theoretical areas of optics, including metamaterials, nanoplasmonics, and interaction of ultraintense lasers with plasmas.

Gennady Shvets Published July 16, 2012


Experiments demonstrate a new way to prevent light from retracing its steps, which could potentially be integrated with other components on a chip to process optical information.