Rogue Waves of Light

An algorithm picks out features in the spectra that could predict the emergence of a rogue wave

First Lens for Extreme-Ultraviolet Light

A jet of atoms provides novel opportunities for the imaging of biological samples

A Chip-Based Nonmechanical Beam Steerer

The new devices provide steering in two dimensions without relying on moving parts

Optical Lenses out of 2D Materials

Ultrathin dielectric metalenses made of van der Waals materials

Mantis Shrimp-Camera for Self-Driving Cars

Bioinspired Camera improves dynamic range and add polarization information

Error-Effect Due to Spin-Orbit-Coupling

Findings could be relevant for the localization of objects using waves that carries orbital angular momentum

World-Fastest Camera

Prototype is capable of capturing ten trillion frames per second

Metalens Enables Full-Color Imaging

First flat lens for focusing a large range of colors of any polarization to the same focal spot

“Mile­stone for Hano­ver’s Pho­to­nics Com­mu­nity”

LZH cooperates with local excellence clusters PhoenixD and QuantumFrontiers

New Limit for Optical Microscopy

Optimized method makes it possible to focus on structures of as tiny as 3 nm across