A Sub-Picosecond Thin-Disk Laser Oscillator

Lasers achieved an average output power of 350 W, with pulses that are only 940 femtoseconds long

Printing Colorful Holograms Faster

A new holoprinter technology combines low-power continuous lasers and fast printing

Light with Intrinsic Chirality

Synthetic chiral light selectively interacts with one of the two versions of a chiral molecule

Convert From Gaussian to Flat Top Beams

Edmund Optics now the sole online distributor of AdlOptica laser beam shapers

Self-Torque – A New Property of Light

Generation of optical vortices in the EUV by adjusting the temporal separation of two infrared vortex beams

Light Dynamically Twists an Electron’s Wave Function

Ultrafast vortex electron beams can be used to encode and manipulate quantum information

New Lenses for Sharper Diffraction Images

A new and improved focusing system for electron diffraction measurements

A Microlaser Emitting Helical Light

A microlaser based on a novel design allows emitting light in chiral modes, thus producing corkscrews of light

Shape-Shifting Mirrors

Researchers develop a glue-free mirror that can be used in vacuum chambers

The Taming of the Light Screw

Scientists create high-order harmonics from solids with controlled polarization states