Light Waves in Two Dimensions

Developing rewritable optical components for surface light waves

Nanowires for Transparent LEDs

For the first time, transparent conductive circuits made of silver nanowires used to make rigid and flexible transparent displays

Metasurface with Helical Patterns

New device can control optical fields in three dimensions

Living 3D Displays Recreated

A material system uses electromechanical actuation of twisted spiral artificial muscles

Nonlinear Optical Material Made of Tellurium Nanorods

Nanocomposite protects against intense light, holds promise for expanding high-speed optical networking capacity

Controlling Crystals of Light

Light inside optical on-chip microresonators can be crystallized in a form of periodic pulse trains

Second Node of the Space Data Highway Launched

High-precision laser provides near-real time data transmission in broadband quality

Artificial Compound Eye Developed

Device could be used for 3D location systems for robots, self-driving cars and unmanned aerial vehicles

Thinnest Optical Waveguide

With only three layers of atoms the new device is a proof of concept for scaling down to sizes that are orders of magnitude smaller than today’s devices

Flat Lens With a Twist

Stacked bifocal metalenses with controllable focal length and intensity ratio