Protected Biphoton States

A topological design could provide the robustness required for quantum optical circuitry

A Cloud-Piercing Laser

An ultra-hot laser creates a temporary hole in a cloud to improve optical communication

World-Fastest Camera

Prototype is capable of capturing ten trillion frames per second

A New Optical Fiber Electron Gun

Ultrabright electron sources to light up atomic motions in real time

Smallest Integrated Frequency Comb Generator

Compact size and low power open the door to portable frequency comb devices

Generating Multiple Frequency Combs

New way to implement an optical sensing system by using spatial multiplexing

Nobel Prize “for Ground­breaking Inven­tions in Laser Physics”

Tools made of light: optical tweezers and high-intensity, ultrashort optical pulses

New Method for Ultrafast Laser Pulses

The electro-optic modulation techniques can operate at much higher repetition rates than mode-locked lasers

Absolute Duration of the Photoelectric Effect

The photoemission from the tungsten conduction band can proceed faster than previously anticipated

Shaping Electron Bunches with Terahertz Light Pulses

Specifically-shaped electron pulses for materials studies in the femtosecond and attosecond range