2D-Material Emits Ultrafast Pulses

Fluorescent materials could be used for rapid light-based communications systems

Terahertz Laser With More Power

New design boosts the power output of the best-performing chip-scale terahertz laser by 80 percent.

Nanomotors Driven by Light

Researchers demonstrate nanoscale particles that ordinary light sources can set spinning

Photonic Processor for Artificial Neural Networks

Programmable nanophotonic device uses multiple light beams to carry out calculations

High-Res Imaging with Conventional Microscopes

Tissue-expansion technique could allow scientists to map brain circuits

Higher Gain for Photonic Devices

New light amplifier could strengthen integrity of transmitted data

Microscope Identifies Individual Particles

Low-cost spectroscopy technique could allow detection of microscopic amounts of chemicals

Iso-Frequency Contours of Photonic Crystals

Photonic crystals reveal their internal characteristics with new method

Judging a Book Through Its Cover

New computational imaging method can read through a stack of paper

New Realms of Light-Matter Interaction

Some “forbidden” light emissions are in fact possible, could enable new sensors and light-emitting devices