Ultrathin Silver Films for Solar Cells

A first step towards the production of novel electrodes for highly efficient solar cells and LEDs.

Folding Optical Devices

New platform uses multiple metasurface elements that are fabricated in a single step

Long-Lived Nanolight in a 2D Material

In-plane anisotropic polaritons could enable directional and strong light–matter interactions

Optical Centrifuges for Superrotors

Novel corkscrew-laser technique can send molecules spinning rapidly about a selected axis

Error-Effect Due to Spin-Orbit-Coupling

Findings could be relevant for the localization of objects using waves that carries orbital angular momentum

Smaller and Faster Electro-Optic Modulator

Tiny on-chip lithium niobate modulator works more efficient with faster data transmission and costs less

New Limit for Optical Microscopy

Optimized method makes it possible to focus on structures of as tiny as 3 nm across

Nano-Imaging of 2D Materials

First observation of intersubband transitions in 2D materials via scattering scanning near-field optical microscopy

Metamaterial for Ultrathin Optical Cavities

Embedded silver metasurfaces in nanocavities for ultrathin and multicolor on-a-chip lasers

Nanokirigami to Manipulate Light at the Nanoscale

Folding and cutting thin metal films could enable microchip-based 3-D optical devices