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”

Nanohighway for Light

Tiny low-energy optical switch rapidly reroutes light in computer chips

Photodoping for Perovskite Solar Cells

Simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material’s use in next-generation solar cells or LED lighting

A Multimodal Lensless Microscope

A suitcase sized microscope will allow medical doctors to make parasite diagnosis from body fluid samples directly on site

Optical Tweezers for Photonic Nanosoldering

Optical traps are able to manipulate, align, and assemble metal-seeded nanowire building blocks in a range of organic solvents

Glowing Nanoparticles Control Biological Processes

Light from nanoparticle clusters was able to activate anticancer drugs within cells

Light with Intrinsic Chirality

Synthetic chiral light selectively interacts with one of the two versions of a chiral molecule

Ultrashort Flashes of Light under Optical Control

A new method for adjusting the extremely short time intervals between laser flashes with exceptional speed

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