Artificial Compound Eye Developed

Device could be used for 3D location systems for robots, self-driving cars and unmanned aerial vehicles

Spinning Lightwaves on a One-Way Street

Researchers designed an interface of mirror symmetric gyrotropic media

Lensless Endoscope Captures 3D Images

Self-calibrating technology opens new opportunities for medicine and research

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

Mapping the Energetic Landscape of Solar Cells

A new spectroscopic method visualizes the energetic landscape inside solar cells based on organic materials

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

Steering Electrons with Light

Electrons in transition metals get redistributed within a fraction of an optical oscillation cycle

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