Advanced Functional Materials

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20_06/2010Engineering Disorder: Engineering Disorder in Superdiffusive Lévy Glasses (Adv. Funct. Mater. 6/2010)

Engineering disorder makes it possible to realize materials with advanced optical properties. On page 965, Bertolotti et al. report the recipe for Lévy glasses, strongly inhomogeneous disordered systems displaying superdiffusive light transport. The degree of superdiffusion is fine-tuned by embedding transparent spheres varying in size by orders of magnitude in a scattering medium.

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