New Lightwave-Isolation Method

A non-magnetic device free of an external power source can dramatically break transmission symmetry

Stopping Electrons With Light

Researchers created a radiation reaction by colliding an intense laser beam with a high-energy beam of electrons

Optical Sensors Dissolve in the Body

Phosphate glass fiber Bragg gratings for the development of soluble photonic sensing probes

A Topological Insulator Laser

Lasing mode exhibits topologically-protected transport without magnetic fields

Electro-Mechano-Optical NMR Detection

New method opens the possibility of mechanical parametric amplification of NMR signals

Metasurface Converts Colors of Light

Structures of phased array antennas are able to circumvent the phase-matching requirement

New Model of Frequency Combs

Generation of frequency combs in microresonators with simultaneous Raman and Kerr nonlinearities

Tuning Liquid-Crystal-Lasers

Lasing can be reversibly switched from the short-wavelength to the long-wavelength edge mode by applying a voltage

Looking on Subwavelength-Size Objects With Nanobulbs

Nanoscale white-light source based on a hybrid Si/Au nanoparticle with ultrabroadband spectral characteristics

Combining Spintronics With Nanophotonics

In 2D-materials researchers converted the spin information into a predictable light signal