Metalenses are Growing Up

New approach for a mass-producible, centimeter-scale metalens for VR and imaging

Quantum Dot Lasers Closer to Electric-Pumping

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

New Materials for Sustainable Lasers

A monolayer coating of siloxane molecules anchored to the surface improves power consumption of lasers.

Sound Controls Optical Properties

Large-amplitude acoustic waves, launched by ultrashort laser pulses, can dynamically manipulate the optical response of semiconductors

Light Trapping with Nanocubes

Plasmonic light detector could revolutionize multispectral imaging for cancer, food safety and agriculture

A One-Way Street for Light

Cooling photons down to a Bose-Einstein condensate, which causes the light to collect in optical valleys

A New Widely Tunable Terahertz Laser

The new concept bases on the excitation of a molecular gas with a quantum cascade laser

Massive Photons in an Artificial Magnetic Field

The coupling of the spin-orbit interactions in solid-state systems can give rise to a wide range of exotic electronic transport effects

Photodoping for Perovskite Solar Cells

Simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material’s use in next-generation solar cells or LED lighting

Laser Pulses Create Topological State in Graphene

New approach to control the topological aspects of quantum materials