Light Trapping with Nanocubes

Plasmonic light detector could revolutionize multispectral imaging for cancer, food safety and agriculture

4D Imaging with Liquid Crystal Microlenses

“Self-assembled asymmetric microlenses for four-dimensional visual imaging”

Strong Interaction between Light and Matter

Within a special cavity, a single photon is emitted and absorbed up to ten times by an artificial atom

New Framework for Nanoantenna Light Absorption

To overcome the diffraction limit, the reseachers coupled photonic crystals with a plasmonic nanoantenna

Measuring Nano-Structured Light Fields

Combination of nano-optics and organic chemistry measures complex light landscapes

Smart Glasses Recognize Images without Any Sensors

Tiny bubbles and impurities embedded within the glass could bend light in specific ways to differentiate among different images

A Compact Full-Stokes Polarization Camera

Portable polarization-sensitive camera could be used in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security and atmospheric chemistry

Optical Single-Electron Detector

A molecule is sensitive enough to optically detect an electron at a distance of hundreds of nanometers

A Structured Laser Beam

New approach at CERN to produce beams that are almost non-diffractive

Strong Interactions Between Light and Sound

Strong-coupling regime between light and high-frequency acoustic vibrations demonstrated