Microring Resonator with the Highest Quality Factor

The new high-quality photonic device is based on amorphous silicon carbide

Smart Glasses Recognize Images without Any Sensors

Tiny bubbles and impurities embedded within the glass could bend light in specific ways to differentiate among different images

Laser Pulses Shaped Like a Corkscrew

Simulations show how to use these corkscrew shaped laser pulses to do cutting-edge research

A Compact Full-Stokes Polarization Camera

Portable polarization-sensitive camera could be used in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security and atmospheric chemistry

Soliton Photonic Waves on a Silicon Chip

New approach opens the field for an entirely new paradigm for manipulating light on a chip

Self-Torque – A New Property of Light

Generation of optical vortices in the EUV by adjusting the temporal separation of two infrared vortex beams

Photonics Deliver 11 % of Global CO2 Savings

By 2030, photonics will deliver more than a tenth of the globally agreed carbon dioxide reduction

Light-Wave Dynamic Control of Magnetism

For the first time ever, physicists changed the magnetic moment of a material using a light wave within one femtosecond

EU Photonics Industry To Invest €100 billion In R&I

The EU photonics industry commits to invest in the Horizon Europe research initiative

Photovoltaic Nanotubes

Novel kind of nanotube could improve solar power and imaging technology