Metalattice with Strong Toroidal Dipole Response

The unit cell consists of four rectangular bars made of dielectric materials of moderate contrast

Nanocrystals Emit Light by Tunneling Electrons

Unique potential to create ultracompact optical sources with terahertz modulation bandwidth

New Approach for Optical Data Storage

Fluorescent nanocrystals as an alternative for traditional magnetic and solid-state data storage

Photonic Capsules for Injectable Laser Resonators

Helical nanostructures can be artificially created using liquid crystals

New Materials for 3D-Displays

New path to synthesize symmetry-based S- and X-shaped double hexahelicenes

Crystals with Giant Optical Anisotropy

A fundamental new building block for linear and nonlinear optical components such as polarizers and wave plates

Capturing Light in a Waveguide Array

Topological crystalline structures confine light to improve lasers and solar cells

Nanodiamond Turns Into a Light Source

Nanoantennas based on nanodiamonds with nitrogen-vacancy centres coupled to Mie resonances of nanoparticles

Squeezing Light to One Atom

New kind of graphene-heterostructures provides a powerful and versatile platform for nanophotonics

Mimicking the Structural Color of Insects

Photonic crystals and plasmonic structures made of a cellulose derivative