New Form of Light Created

Newly observed optical state could enable quantum computing with photons

How to Convert a Smartphone to a Microscope

Brightfield and darkfield imaging modes enable microscopic visualisation of plant samples and mammalian cells

New Way to Generate Ultra-Short Bursts of Light

The formation of temporal simultons produces stable femtosecond half-harmonic pulses

Electro-Mechano-Optical NMR Detection

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

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

Sharper Images of Quantum Dots

New nanoscope based on STED also works with atoms that have just two energy states

An Ultraviolet Laser for the Red Planet

LZH delivers UV laser for ExoMars 2020 rover to NASA

Micro-Spectrometer for Smartphones

New system consists of a photonic crystal cavity with an integrated quantum dot photodiode

New Microscope for Optogenetics

Innovative method provides more than 100 times larger field of view for studying brain activity