Smallest Optical Particle Accelerator

Electron energy gain reaches an extremely high value of 2.2 giga-electron-volts per metre

The World-Record 53.3 Tb/s Optical Switching Capacity

NICT paves the way for next generation, highly efficient and green data-center networks

Microlenses From Spray Cans

Optic switch elements can be constructed from droplets of cyanine dye

New Ultra-Compact Light Modulator

A phase modulator based on graphene for tuning the light phase between 0 and 2π in situ

Artificial Iris Reacts Like the Human Eye

New photonic device for micro-robots is based on a light-actuated liquid crystal elastomer

Mirror, Mirror on the Truck …

… who is the largest convex one of all? The ESO E-ELT’s 4-meter M2 mirror!

First Flat Lens for Immersion Microscope

Metalenses can be tailored for any immersion liquid

A Perfect Large-Scale Hyperlens

Metamaterial with a hyperbolic dispersion makes far-field sub-diffraction imaging in real time possible

Way to Cheaper Dual Frequency Combs

New technology allows to produce a complete spectrogram in less than a thousandth of a second

EO Announces Equity Investment in ITOS

Edmund Optics’ investment in Germany provides local optical manufacturing capabilities