Optical Sensor Detects Chirality

System generates single-handed chiral near field with simultaneous zero far-field circular dichroism

Single Microcomb Replaces Multiple Lasers

First coherent-transmission experiments using amplitude modulation of a dark-pulse comb

New Type of Silicon Laser

Unconventional approach uses a combination of light and sound waves to amplify light

Thin Silver-Films for Flexible Screens

Silver-based electrode films could be used for flexible touch displays, televisions and solar cells

New Way to Make Light Interact With Matter

Reducing the wavelength of light could allow it to be absorbed or emitted by a semiconductor

Capturing Light in a Waveguide Array

Topological crystalline structures confine light to improve lasers and solar cells

Chip-Based Mid-IR Dual-Comb Spectrometer

The integrated devices enables the direct generation of broadband mid-infrared light

Magnetized Plasmas Twist Light

A non-twisting laser beam moving through magnetized plasma is opening new frontiers in imaging

Injection of Light Improves Biosensor

New approach guides to high-sensitivity sensors for cancer and other diseases

UK Photonics: The Hidden Economic Engine

UK photonics manufacturing contributes £12.9 B per year to the economy