Capturing the Spectral Fingerprint

START Prize 2020 for TU Graz physicist Birgitta Schultze-Bernhardt

Laser Pulses with 1.2 Terawatt Peak Power

Record in few-cycle pulse generation with a new high-energy hollow fiber compressor beamline

Comb on a Chip

New design for optical ruler could revolutionize clocks, telescopes and telecommunications

Turbulences in Frequency Combs

New type of a laser frequency comb could be used for optical spectroscopy and sensing

New Approach for Multi-Watt Terahertz Lasers

Highest radiative efficiency for any single-wavelength semiconductor quantum cascade laser

First Tunable, Chip-Based Vortex Microlaser

Encoding information in twisting beams of light could break bandwidth bottleneck in optical communications

Filter Chips for High-Quality Lasers

A hybrid-integrated electronic–photonic system suppresses the phase noise of the input light

Green Photons Track Melting Ice

Most advanced Earth-observing laser instrument NASA has ever flown in space

World’s First Super-Chiral Light

Laser opens up a new world of applications using optical control of physical objects.

On-Chip Frequency Combs for Microwaves

Microwave signals could be used in radars, satellite communications and future 5G wireless networks