Thin Silver-Films for Flexible Screens

Silver-based electrode films could be used for flexible touch displays, televisions and solar cells

New Way to Make Light Interact With Matter

Reducing the wavelength of light could allow it to be absorbed or emitted by a semiconductor

Capturing Light in a Waveguide Array

Topological crystalline structures confine light to improve lasers and solar cells

Squeezing Light into Nanoscale Devices

Nanolight travels along the surface of graphene for many tens of microns without scattering

Processing Glass Like a Polymer

The new material can be milled, turned, laser-machined, or processed in CNC machines

Graphene-Based Light Detector

Graphene can detect light of almost any colour and gives an extremely fast electronic response

Phase Change Materials for Tunable Metasurfaces

Material for small infrared filters to measure the quality of air and oil

Switching Chiral Molecules With Light

New method to change the chirality and optical properties of artificial molecules

Phototunable Metasurfaces

Metal-free metamaterial can be swiftly tuned to create changing electromagnetic effects

Improving Infrared Imaging

Artificial optical materials could allow cheaper, flatter, more efficient detectors for night vision