Steering Electrons with Light

Electrons in transition metals get redistributed within a fraction of an optical oscillation cycle

New Device for Terahertz Imaging

Hyperspectral imaging with chip-scale frequency combs based on terahertz quantum cascade lasers

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

Self-Torque – A New Property of Light

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

Laser Light Detects Tumors

New method of multimodal nonlinear microscopy of head and neck carcinoma

A New Force for Optical Tweezers

Intra-cavity feedback force will greatly reduce the amount of light used by optical tweezers

Lasers Produce High-Energy Terahertz Pulses

Terahertz radiation is to open the way for a new generation of compact particle accelerators

Machine Perception – Scanning Eye Providing Robot Sight

Latest MEMS scanner developments from Fraunhofer IPMS

Nanolasers on Silicon

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