How Light Travels Through Plasmonic-Photonic Crystals

New material with the hybrid mode of the optical states can be used in high-polarization-sensitive sensors

Thinnest Optical Waveguide

With only three layers of atoms the new device is a proof of concept for scaling down to sizes that are orders of magnitude smaller than today’s devices

A Light-Trapping, Color-Converting Crystal

A recipe for creating a microscopic crystal structure that can hold two wavelengths of light at once

Weyl Semimetals for Photonic Devices

Circular photogalvanic effect could be used to control electric current by light.

Two-Photon-Microscope Smashes Speed Records

A new two-photon microscope captures videos of the brain faster than ever, revealing neurotransmitter release

2D Materials Integrated into Mass Production

The HEA2D consortium manufactured prototype systems and demonstrators for 2D semiconductor materials

Heating Smart Lenses

A new adjustable technique to manipulate light without any mechanical movement

Stabilizing Black Perovskites for Solar Cells

By binding a thin film of perovskite solar cells to a sheet of glass, the cells can maintain their desired black state

Free Photons for Efficient White OLEDs

Integrating special nanostructures into white OLEDs, an external quantum efficiency of up to 76.3% can be achieved

Perovskites for Light-Emitting Diodes

New guidelines on fabricating high-quality perovskite light emitters, and consequently high-efficiency perovskite LEDs