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 nanometers across

Rough Optics for Better Solar Cells

New coating reduces reflections and brings more light into the absorbing layer without impairing its electronic properties

Camera with no Lens

Engineers develop computerized camera without optics that instead uses an ordinary window as the lens

Time-Folded Optics for Streak Cameras

Time-of-flight camera is able to estimate the depth of the 3-D scene

Precision Imaging Through Flames

A laser detection and ranging system can see 3D-objects melting in fires

Twisting Light into Knots

Knotted polarization singularities endows a topological structure on the propagating wavefield

Better Imaging Through Fire

Enhanced visibility through clean-burning flames allows new opportunities for optical metrology