The Study of Light
Dr Shawn Tan, Scientist II, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)
Despite most of his work occurring on a nanoscale level, or one billionth the size of a metre, Dr Shawn Tan has always been drawn to the bigger picture. The scientist from the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) deals with the nascent field of science called nanoplasmonics, which studies and manipulates how light interacts with metal particles at the nanometer scale.
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