New Ways to Twist and Shift Light

Optical ring resonators show the interplay of two types of spontaneous symmetry breaking

Optical Switching with Spintronics

New approach to optimize the process of data storage in future photonic integrated circuits

Superhighway for the Quantum Internet

New concept for the inline measurement of spatially encoded multiphoton quantum states

Programming Light on a Chip

New approach for photonic quantum information processing and optical signal processing

Polarization Switching for Excitonic Circuits

New method to control exciton flows at room temperature for energy-efficient devices

Twisting Light for Data Transmission

Tiny gears on computer chips generate a vortex of light that could boost optical computing

Strong Interactions Between Light and Sound

Strong-coupling regime between light and high-frequency acoustic vibrations demonstrated

Metamaterial Changes Color of Light

A strong bulk second-order nonlinear response emerges in a plasmonic nanorod composite

Photonic Chip with Three Components

New device combines quantum dots as single-photon sources, a beamsplitter and two single-photon detectors

Waveguides Widen Light Beams

A highly efficient converter enlarges the diameter of a light beam by 400 times