Svetlana V. Boriskina, PhD

     Research Scientist & MechE Communication Lab Manager, MIT            

 



 










 




















 

 

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Last updated: 18 Jan 2019

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Svetlana Boriskina has been awarded a seed grant by the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives for a collaborative project with the Politecnico di Torino in Italy entitled “Passive Solar Cooling via Engineered Optical and Evaporation Phenomena.”

Physics: Contactless method to produce clean water - Nature Asia

Sun-soaking device turns water into superheated steam - MIT News

A new way to turn saltwater fresh can kill germs and avoid gunk buildup - Science News

Sun-soaking device turns water into superheated steam: High-temperature steam might be used in remote regions to cook, clean, or sterilize medical equipment - ScienceDaily

Wearable Fabrics for Passive Heating and Cooling - Can Polyethylene Do Both? - MRS Meeting Scene Highlights

Dr. Svetlana Boriskina has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Optical Society (OSA). The OSA mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of knowledge in optics and photonics, and the members of OSA Board are elected via direct voting by 20K+ international membership. 



A full gamut of colors in all-dielectric, cheap, and large-scale artificial butterfly wings- Nanowerk Spotlight


Drastic phase changes in topologically-engineered planar absorbers improve sensitivity of optical sensors - Phys.org

Drastic phase changes in topologically-engineered planar absorbers improve sensitivity of optical sensors - Nanowerk Spotlight


Energy generation from heat with a solar cell built backwards - Opli Magazine

Energy generation from heat with a solar cell built backwards - Nanowek Spotlight


How next-generation fabrics will keep you cool in summer heat - MIT Technology Review

Material witness: could polythene clothes be cool? - Nature Materials News & Views

Одежда, которая охлаждает - Gazeta.ru

This new plastic fabric could make clothes that keep you cool - Washington Post

Is plastic the secret to clothes that will keep you cool? - Smithonian Blog


MIT scientists invent solar-powered sponge that can boil water - Fox News

Sponge creates steam using ambient sunlight - MIT News

Solar still made of bubble wrap could purify water for the poor - Science

Bubble-wrapped sponge creates steam using sunlight - EurekaAlert!

Sponge creates steam using ambient sunlight - Phys.org

Bubble wrap: the key to a new floating solar thermal system - IEEE Spectrum

Novel sponge creates steam using ambient sunlight - The Financial Express

Low-cost solar device converts sunlight to steam in dusty environment - Science Daily


Prism party: MIT winter course "Making impressions with light" - OPN Image of the Week


Controlling light & heat on the nanoscale with hybrid optical-thermal antennas - Nanowerk


Enhanced photovoltaic absorption with an external cavity - IOP Science LabTalk


Taming the blackbody with thermal wells - Nanowerk


Increasing solar cell efficiency by 'heating up' 'cold' photons - Nanowerk

Increasing solar cell efficiency by 'heating up' 'cold' photons - Energy Harvesting Journal


Scientists harness optical tornadoes on a nanochip for sensing and energy  - Nanowerk

Nano-tornadoes help overcome the limitations of nanoplasmonics  - Nanowerk

Scientists harness optical tornadoes - R&D Magazine

Scientists harness optical tornadoes - Energy Harvesting Journal


Nanoparticle-based protein detection / Optoplasmonic superlenses - Nanotimes

Photonic-plasmonic microcavity for ultrasensitive protein detection - Phys.org

Photonic-plasmonic microcavity for ultrasensitive protein detection - Nanowerk

Photonic-plasmonic microcavity detects proteins at low concentrations - AZO Optics

Photonic-plasmonic microcavity for ultrasensitive protein detection - Bionity.com



Photonic-plasmonic devices created by templated self-assembly - J. Phys. Chem. Lett. Editorial

New class of optoplasmonic materials - Nanotimes


Nanostructures: Aperiodic arrays - Nature Photonics News & Views