Unfazed by Phase Shifts

A novel type of detector enables the oscillation profile of light waves to be precisely determined

Multiplication of the Orbital Angular Momentum

New method combines circular-sector transformations into a single optical element

A Momentous View on the Birth of Photoelectrons

The first sub-femtosecond study of the linear photon momentum transfer during an ionisation

Massive Photons in an Artificial Magnetic Field

The coupling of the spin-orbit interactions in solid-state systems can give rise to a wide range of exotic electronic transport effects

Light Waves in Two Dimensions

Developing rewritable optical components for surface light waves

Printing Colorful Holograms Faster

A new holoprinter technology combines low-power continuous lasers and fast printing

Majorana Photons Identified

Unique photons can travel with different wavefronts and allow better views through brain tissue

A Compact Full-Stokes Polarization Camera

Portable polarization-sensitive camera could be used in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security and atmospheric chemistry

Self-Torque – A New Property of Light

Generation of optical vortices in the EUV by adjusting the temporal separation of two infrared vortex beams

How to Bend Waves in the Right Way

A new method to control branched flow of waves