Bright Laser Sparks New Behavior in Light

One electron scatters nearly 1,000 photons at a time

Sharp Images Without Lenses

An ultra-thin optical phased array manipulates incoming light to capture an image

Antireflection with Moth Eye Structures

Glass covered with the new film showed about a ten-fold improvement in contrast ratio

Recording Holograms with Femtosecond Speed

New camera can visualize transparent biological structures without introducing contrast agents

New Alloy for Next Generation of Solar Cells

New material could make semiconductors for concentrator photovoltaics 30 percent cheaper

Hybrid Silicon Lasers for Photonic Devices

An innovative method for producing a hybrid III–V semiconductor and silicon-on-insulator optical microcavity

Satellite-Based Quantum Encryption Network

Optical signals from satellite show that equipment in space can be adapted for extremely secure data encryption

Quantum Effect Changes Direction of Light Waves

Quantized magneto-electric effect has been demonstrated for the first time in topological insulators

Quantum Nanoscope Detects Light Ripples

New method to detect electrons surfing the waves of light on graphene

Color Changing with Polar Oxide Materials

Irradiation with a terahertz laser pulse can significantly enhance the second harmonic generation