Optical Wiring for Quantum Computers

New hardware offers a route to practical parallelization for high-fidelity quantum processors

Detecting Colors in the Dark

Recording broad spectra with two mode-locked femtosecond laser and a single photon counting detector

Tuning Lasers Towards IR

Large wavelength tunability can be achieved with a hollow-core fiber filled with nitrogen

Laser Takes Pictures of Electrons in Crystals

Picoscope: a new type of a light microscope with a resolution of a few tens of picometers

Comb on a Chip

New design for optical ruler could revolutionize clocks, telescopes and telecommunications

First Tunable, Chip-Based Vortex Microlaser

Encoding information in twisting beams of light could break bandwidth bottleneck in optical communications

Filter Chips for High-Quality Lasers

A hybrid-integrated electronic–photonic system suppresses the phase noise of the input light

Laser Loop Couples Quantum Systems

A novel method in which a laser loop connects the systems over a distance enables nearly lossless exchange of information.

World’s First Super-Chiral Light

Laser opens up a new world of applications using optical control of physical objects.

High-Efficiency Laser for Silicon Chips

New laser would be interes­ting for optical data transfer, night-vision systems and sensors.