New Ways to Twist and Shift Light

Optical ring resonators show the interplay of two types of spontaneous symmetry breaking

Programming Light on a Chip

New approach for photonic quantum information processing and optical signal processing

Polarization Switching for Excitonic Circuits

New method to control exciton flows at room temperature for energy-efficient devices

Twisting Light for Data Transmission

Tiny gears on computer chips generate a vortex of light that could boost optical computing

Strong Interactions Between Light and Sound

Strong-coupling regime between light and high-frequency acoustic vibrations demonstrated

Metamaterial Changes Color of Light

A strong bulk second-order nonlinear response emerges in a plasmonic nanorod composite

Small Waveguides for Wearable Displays

New flexible devices could serve also as implantable sensors or building blocks for photonic printed circuit boards

Waveguides Widen Light Beams

A highly efficient converter enlarges the diameter of a light beam by 400 times

Controlling Light with AI

New photonic chip to prepare and manipulate patterns of femtosecond optical pulses

Bending Light Around Tight Corners

A new photonic crystal waveguide paves the way to build futuristic light-based computers