Spectroscopy with Entangled Photons

New setup could be an essential component of future quantum spectroscopy experiments

Single Microcomb Replaces Multiple Lasers

First coherent-transmission experiments using amplitude modulation of a dark-pulse comb

New Type of Silicon Laser

Unconventional approach uses a combination of light and sound waves to amplify light

Capturing Light in a Waveguide Array

Topological crystalline structures confine light to improve lasers and solar cells

OLEDs Become Brighter and More Durable

Functional layers allow a more stable molecular conformation in disordered solids

An Ultra-Thin Membrane Laser

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

Nanodiamond Turns Into a Light Source

Nanoantennas based on nanodiamonds with nitrogen-vacancy centres coupled to Mie resonances of nanoparticles

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

Twisting Laser Light Probes Chirality

A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules