X-Ray Microscopy With Record Resolution

First X-ray focus below 10 nanometres diameter at Hamburg achieved

Metalenses With Tunable Features

New devices, made of graphene and a punctured gold surface, could be used for amplitude tunable lenses

Microlenses From Spray Cans

Optic switch elements can be constructed from droplets of cyanine dye

Solar Glasses Generate Solar Power

Semitransparent organic solar cells power a microprocessor

Artificial Iris Reacts Like the Human Eye

New photonic device for micro-robots is based on a light-actuated liquid crystal elastomer

Sharp Images Without Lenses

An ultra-thin optical phased array manipulates incoming light to capture an image

Antireflection with Moth Eye Structures

Glass covered with the new film showed about a ten-fold improvement in contrast ratio

A Perfect Large-Scale Hyperlens

Metamaterial with a hyperbolic dispersion makes far-field sub-diffraction imaging in real time possible

Distant Images Without Long Lenses

New camera uses synthetic apertures for long-range, subdiffraction-limited visible imaging

Novel Lens for Super-Resolution Imaging

Supercritical lens microscope reaches an imaging resolution of 65 nanometres