How Light Travels Through Plasmonic-Photonic Crystals

New material with the hybrid mode of the optical states can be used in high-polarization-sensitive sensors

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

A Light-Trapping, Color-Converting Crystal

A recipe for creating a microscopic crystal structure that can hold two wavelengths of light at once

Weyl Semimetals for Photonic Devices

Circular photogalvanic effect could be used to control electric current by light.

Flat Lens With a Twist

Stacked bifocal metalenses with controllable focal length and intensity ratio

Light for the Nanoworld

Placing light sources in atomically thin material layers with an accuracy of just a few nanometers

Heating Smart Lenses

A new adjustable technique to manipulate light without any mechanical movement

Stabilizing Black Perovskites for Solar Cells

By binding a thin film of perovskite solar cells to a sheet of glass, the cells can maintain their desired black state

Free Photons for Efficient White OLEDs

Integrating special nanostructures into white OLEDs, an external quantum efficiency of up to 76.3% can be achieved

Perovskites for Light-Emitting Diodes

New guidelines on fabricating high-quality perovskite light emitters, and consequently high-efficiency perovskite LEDs