Shape-Shifting Mirrors

Researchers develop a glue-free mirror that can be used in vacuum chambers

Smart Light for the Masses

Improved high-volume production method for laser optics made from glass

Printed Nanolasers from Perovskites

Direct writing of fully integrated coherent light sources for advanced photonic and optoelectronic circuitry

Levitating Objects with Light

Nanoscale patterning could enable precise manipulation of objects on many scales

New Technique for Optical Tweezers

Optical trapping platform uses hydrodynamic forces to exert nanoscale-precision control over aqueous particles

Next Generation of Optical Antennas

New approach to design, fabricate and demonstrate optical antennas using an epsilon-near-zero (ENZ) material

Laser Cavity-Soliton Microcombs

New technology brings a clock that could replace GPS and Galileo one step closer

Repulsive Photons

Manipulating photons inside a semiconductor material to make them repel each other

Anti-Laser as Perfect Absorber

Complicated structures in two or three dimensions can perfectly absorb a specially tailored wave

Growing Demand for Diamond Windows Due to EUV Lithography

II-VI expands its manufacturing capacity of diamond windows for Trumpf high power CO2 lasers in EUV lithography