Multiplication of the Orbital Angular Momentum

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

Faster Imaging of Nano-Objects

A new ultrafast stimulated emission microscopy technique allows imaging of nano-objects and investigating their dynamics

Nanohighway for Light

Tiny low-energy optical switch rapidly reroutes light in computer chips

A One-Way Street for Light

Cooling photons down to a Bose-Einstein condensate, which causes the light to collect in optical valleys

Weaving Quantum Processors out of Laser Light

The processor has built-in scalability that allows the number of quantum components to scale to extreme numbers

Quantum Light in Thin Layers

A very special kind of light is emitted by tungsten diselenide layers and now explained.

Attosecond Pulses for a Quantum Metronome

A new measurement protocol translates the information about the electron phase into its spatial distribution by combining special laser pulses

Quantum Optics in Topological Waveguides

New principle for quantum simulators in which quantum bits can exchange light quanta via a waveguide

Direct Generation of Light in Superposition

Quantum states of light based on the superposition of photon-number states open new schemes in quantum communication

A Light-Trapping, Color-Converting Crystal

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