Bionic Metamaterials with Novel Optical Properties

3D-printing of a moth eye-inspired omnidirectional microwave antenna

Shape-Shifting Mirrors

Researchers develop a glue-free mirror that can be used in vacuum chambers

Light Scatters Light

The ATLAS Collaboration reports the observation of light-by-light scattering with a significance beyond 8 standard deviations

Ultrafast Imaging with Any Camera

Virtual Frame Technique delivers better performance than any commercial high-speed camera

Iridescent Color from Clear Droplets

Changing the size and shape of the droplets changes the colors they produce

Flexible Dielectric Glass Metasurfaces

The new production method employs a natural process already used in fluid mechanics

Fractal Light from Lasers

Proof of a 20-year-old prediction that fractals could be recreated by the use of laser technology

Manipulating Cell Networks with Light

A new type of functional optical microscope system can precisely stimulate user-defined targeted biological cells

A Broadband Achromatic Metalens

New device made of anisotropic nanostructures focuses light regardless of polarization

Extreme Asymmetry in Metasurfaces

New devices can be good or bad reflectors depending on the angle the light hits them