Brief Reflections from a Plasma Mirror

Plasmas consisting of relativistic electrons are used to generate highly intense attosecond laser pulses

Controlling Light with AI

New photonic chip to prepare and manipulate patterns of femtosecond optical pulses

Protected Biphoton States

A topological design could provide the robustness required for quantum optical circuitry

A Cloud-Piercing Laser

An ultra-hot laser creates a temporary hole in a cloud to improve optical communication

World-Fastest Camera

Prototype is capable of capturing ten trillion frames per second

A New Optical Fiber Electron Gun

Ultrabright electron sources to light up atomic motions in real time

Smallest Integrated Frequency Comb Generator

Compact size and low power open the door to portable frequency comb devices

Generating Multiple Frequency Combs

New way to implement an optical sensing system by using spatial multiplexing

Nobel Prize “for Ground­breaking Inven­tions in Laser Physics”

Tools made of light: optical tweezers and high-intensity, ultrashort optical pulses

New Method for Ultrafast Laser Pulses

The electro-optic modulation techniques can operate at much higher repetition rates than mode-locked lasers