Bionic Metamaterials with Novel Optical Properties

3D-printing of a moth eye-inspired omnidirectional microwave antenna

Shape-Shifting Mirrors

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

Large Format Infrared Detectors on a Satellite

Earth observation mission captures chemical make-up of objects through powerful hyperspectral imager

Novel Form of Graphene-Based Metamaterial

New material opens new avenues in thermophotovoltaics, photodetectors and many other optical applications

Optical Imaging System to Find Tiny Tumors

Near-infrared technology pinpoints fluorescent probes deep within living tissue and may be used to detect cancer earlier

Light Scatters Light

The ATLAS Collaboration reports the observation of light-by-light scattering with a significance beyond 8 standard deviations

Ultrafast Imaging with Any Camera

Virtual Frame Technique delivers better performance than any commercial high-speed camera

Laser Beam Sneaks Through Opaque Media

A pre-treated laser beam enters opaque surfaces without dispersing

Quantum Dots for Cheaper IR-Cameras

New approach could make technology available for self-driving cars and consumer electronics

Anti-Laser as Perfect Absorber

Complicated structures in two or three dimensions can perfectly absorb a specially tailored wave