Quantum Chaos Improves Laser Performance

New approach to suppress spatiotemporal instabilities using wave-chaotic or disordered cavities

Precision Imaging Through Flames

A laser detection and ranging system can see 3D-objects melting in fires

Twisting Light into Knots

Knotted polarization singularities endows a topological structure on the propagating wavefield

Finisar to Expand 3D VCSEL Production

Ribbon cutting at new Sherman, Texas facility

New Class of Laser Materials

Doping alumina crystals with neodymium ions ultra-short, high-power laser pulses

A First of Its Kind Optic Isolator

First photonic device in which light advancing in opposite directions moves at different speeds

New Approach for Optical Data Storage

Fluorescent nanocrystals as an alternative for traditional magnetic and solid-state data storage

A New Generation of Lasers

“Advanced Photon Sources” user facility with two application laboratories will start in 2018

Photonic Capsules for Injectable Laser Resonators

Helical nanostructures can be artificially created using liquid crystals

Metasurface as an Optical Mixer

First nanostructured material for broad mixing of light waves