Mimicking the Structural Color of Insects

Photonic crystals and plasmonic structures made of a cellulose derivative

New Camera Inspired by Butterfly Eyes

Compact and affordable system helps surgeons see cancer cells

Twisting Laser Light Probes Chirality

A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules

Photonic Biosensors for Faster Diagnostics

New device to extract the electrostatic force between orbiting nanoparticles and the surface of a glass bead

Preview: SPIE Europe

22 – 25 April 2018, Strasbourg, France

UC Davis and IPHT Partner in Biophotonics

Transatlantic alliance for responsible research and education

Light Pulses Control Neuron Activity

Controlling firing pattern of neurons by manipulating the phase of the spectral components of the light

Butterfly Wing Inspires Photovoltaics

Light absorption can be enhanced by up to 200 percent with optimized nanostructures

Insect Eyes Inspire Antireflective Coating

Microspheres capture up to 99 percent of light, ranging from ultraviolet into the near infrared

Detecting Cancer in Less Than 30 Seconds

World’s first cancer scanner tracks down malignant melanoma with IR laser beam