PICs With Lower Bend Loss

New method in writing of three-dimensional optical waveguides with femtosecond laser pulses

Metasurface Converts Colors of Light

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

Silicon Photonic Chip Detects Gas Leaks

Low-cost, robust spectrometer on a chip could operate for years with almost no maintenance

A Zero-Index Waveguide

Silicon waveguides support phase-free propagation in the telecom regime

Light Source With Liquid Core

Scientists generate supercontinuum light source using liquid core optical fibers

Physicists Design Ultrafocused Pulses

A new simple scheme to theoretically generate arbitrarily short and focused electromagnetic fields

Waveguides for Better Optical Chips

Most efficient way to control light in waveguides with optical nano-antenna

Sculpting Photonic Microstructures

New geometrical framework explains how previous precipitation patterns grew

Fast Optical Switch for Low Temperatures

Device could enable data transmission for next-generation superconducting computers

Measuring the Twisting Force of Light

New device for miniaturized gyroscopes and sensors to measure magnetic fields