Nanotubes Control Laser Pulses

Nonlinear optical response of carbon nanotubes can be controlled by electrochemical gating

Photonic Crystals for Coupling Quantum Circuits

An new and easy-to-produce interface between quantum emitters and nanophotonic networks

Metasurface with Helical Patterns

New device can control optical fields in three dimensions

New Metamaterials for Thermophotovoltaic Devices

Machine learning finds new metamaterial designs to enable devices that convert waste heat to electricity

Compound Lenses Inspired by the Mosquito Eye

Bionic device could someday find applications in autonomous vehicles, robots or medical devices

Nonlinear Optical Material Made of Tellurium Nanorods

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

Ultra-Thin Optical Devices Directly Measure Polarization

Holograms made with metasurfaces could enable fast, compact polarization measurements for spectroscopy

Brighter LEDs with Quantum Wells

Researchers confirm the existence of localization states of charge carriers within indium gallium nitride materials

Smart Skin Changes Color in the Sun

The hues of chameleon skin rely on arrays of tiny photonic crystals, too

Controlling Crystals of Light

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