“The Future of Optical Design”

3DOptix releases open, cloud-based optical design and simulation software

A Living Photosynthetic Microcavity

New photonic approach to boost nanoelectricity from living microalgae

A Funnel of Light

New device could serve as a new platform for hypersensitive optical detectors

Focus-Free Camera with a New Flat Lens

New technology poised to drastically reduce weight, complexity and cost of cameras while increasing functionality

A Sound Boost to Extreme Lasers

A diamond laser driven by sound waves is enabling new extremes of laser performance

Lensless On-Chip Microscopy

A new microscopy platform removes a central component of traditional microscopes – objective lenses

A New Design of Optical Chips

New approach enables light to experience multiple dimensions for advanced communications and ultra-fast artificial intelligence technologies

3D Printing of Structural Colors

World smallest colorful 3D model of the Eiffel Tower without any pigments or inks

FlyEyes for Planetary Defense

ESA’s first bug-eyed asteroid hunter being installed in Sicily

Calculating Better Large-Area Metasurfaces

Metamaterials to manipulate light at tiny scales could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, and optical fibers