Spectroscopy of Levitated Droplets

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy detects elements in a single water droplet

An Ultra-Thin Membrane Laser

Some of the world’s smallest and lightest lasers made by floating a thin plastic film off a substrate.

Data Transmission With Laser Frequency Combs

Discovery has the potential of increasing the capacity of wireless communications

Molecules Brilliantly Illuminated

A new high-power laser system generates ultrashort pulses covering a large share of the mid-infrared spectrum.

Faster Laser-Based X-Ray Imaging

Using a novel, laser-based X-ray technique, physicists have imaged a bone sample in three dimensions by microtomography within minutes

High Impact of Ultrafast Physics

The use of light to direct electron flows may lead to a new era of optoelectronics

PICs With Lower Bend Loss

New method in writing of three-dimensional optical waveguides with femtosecond laser pulses

Twisting Laser Light Probes Chirality

A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules

Backscattering Spectroscopy Reveils Counterfeit Drugs

Broadband, spectrally, tunable quantum cascade lasers can reliably detect a substance‘s fingerprint

Mobile Dual-Comb Detects Methane Leaks

New spectrometer enables an observing system for continuous detection of trace-gas sources