Lasers Produce High-Energy Terahertz Pulses

Terahertz radiation is to open the way for a new generation of compact particle accelerators

Infrared Frequency Comb Measures Biological Signatures

New approach unites a compact source of phase-stable, single-cycle, mid-infrared pulses with room temperature electric field

Optical Fiber Probes Molecular Bonds

World’s first portable, optical nanoscopy tool integrates a glass optical fiber with a silver nanowire condenser

Colliding Lasers Double the Energy of Proton Beams

New type of laser-based particle accelerators could be useful for many applications, including proton therapy.​

Molecular Multi-Step Photoswitches

Following the entire sequence of structural transformations in a new class of molecular switches for the first time

Surface-Based Sensor Detects Single Molecules

Microtoroid resonators for an increased interaction between light and the molecule to be detected

New Lenses for Sharper Diffraction Images

A new and improved focusing system for electron diffraction measurements

Quantum Sensor for Photons

New kind of sensor measures light particles non-destructively

Sculpting Super-Fast Light Pulses

A metasurface with nanopillars shapes light precisely for practical applications

3D-Printed Microscope for Medical Diagnostics

Inexpensive, robust and portable microscope provides high-resolution 3D images of cells