Quantum Dot Lasers Closer to Electric-Pumping

New possibilities for controlling exciton recombination dynamics and achieving electrically pumped CQD lasers

New Materials for Sustainable Lasers

A monolayer coating of siloxane molecules anchored to the surface improves power consumption of lasers.

A Sub-Picosecond Thin-Disk Laser Oscillator

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

Nanolaser Could Function inside Living Tissue

Tiny light source has potential to treat neurological disorders or sense disease biomarkers

Terahertz Lasers Become Hot

First realization of a terahertz quantum cascade laser operating without cryogenic cooling

Laser Pulses Shaped Like a Corkscrew

Simulations show how to use these corkscrew shaped laser pulses to do cutting-edge research

Infrared Frequency Comb Measures Biological Signatures

New approach unites a compact source of phase-stable, single-cycle, mid-infrared pulses with room temperature electric field

Nanolasers on Silicon

Tiny light-emitting nanolasers can be integrated into silicon chip design

Organic Laser Diodes Move from Dream to Reality

Thorough characterization demonstrates lasing by direct electrical stimulation of an organic film is possible

A Perfect Gain Medium for Lasers

Weyl semimetals could suppress Auger recombinations for new types of long-wavelength lasers