High-Efficiency Laser for Silicon Chips

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

A Nanoscale Laser Made of Gold

New hybrid nanomaterials combine the optical properties of metals and semiconductors

A Sound Boost to Extreme Lasers

A diamond laser driven by sound waves is enabling new extremes of laser performance

Shaping Waveforms

For the first time, researchers succeeded in temporally shaping the electric field of an attosecond pulse

Quantum Dot Lasers Closer to Electric-Pumping

New possibilities for controlling exciton recombination dynamics and achieving electrically pumped CQD lasers

A Sub-Picosecond Thin-Disk Laser Oscillator

Lasers achieved an average output power of 350 W, with pulses that are only 940 femtoseconds long

Teaching Cars to Drive with Foresight

A new approach for semantic scene understanding of Lidar-sequences

Ultrashort Flashes of Light under Optical Control

A new method for adjusting the extremely short time intervals between laser flashes with exceptional speed

Attosecond Pulses for a Quantum Metronome

A new measurement protocol translates the information about the electron phase into its spatial distribution by combining special laser pulses

Automated Manufacture of Lidar Systems

Low-cost solid-state system for the automotive industry