New Quantum States of Entangled Photons

Prediction of a novel type of topological quantum state of two photons

Optical Cavities for Quantum Networks

New nano­photonic cavity is about 10 microns in length with periodic nano-patter­ning

New Photon Source for Encrypted Communication

Quantum-enhanced optical systems operating within the 2- to 2.5-μm spectral region

Topological States in Photonic Crystals

Topological protection offers new prospects for manipulating classical and quantum information

A Sound Boost to Extreme Lasers

A diamond laser driven by sound waves is enabling new extremes of laser performance

Structured Light for Faster Communications

New patterns of light to create an alphabet that can be leveraged to build a light-based quantum network

Strong Interaction between Light and Matter

Within a special cavity, a single photon is emitted and absorbed up to ten times by an artificial atom

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 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