Strain-Engineered Photodetector for Silicon Photonics

Strainoptronics: First efficient 2D material photodetector for telecom wavelengths

Smallest Cavity for Light

A new type of cavity for graphene plasmons by integrating metallic cubes of nanometer sizes over a graphene sheet

How Twistronics Manipulates the Flow of Light

A promising pathway for leapfrog advancement in imaging, optical-computing technologies and biosensing

Thinner Photonic Crystals

The new insights lead to design rules for new optoelectronic devices for efficient telecommunication and computers

First Tunable, Chip-Based Vortex Microlaser

Encoding information in twisting beams of light could break bandwidth bottleneck in optical communications

A New Hollow-Core Optical Fiber

Enhancing the potential of optical interferometric systems and sensors

New Kind of On-Chip Single-Photon Extraction

Enhance the on-chip photon extraction decay rate of quantum emitters through the tilting of the optical axis of hyperbolic metamaterials

A Living Photosynthetic Microcavity

New photonic approach to boost nanoelectricity from living microalgae

Laser Loop Couples Quantum Systems

A novel method in which a laser loop connects the systems over a distance enables nearly lossless exchange of information.

On-Chip Frequency Combs for Microwaves

Microwave signals could be used in radars, satellite communications and future 5G wireless networks