First Flat Fisheye Lens

Metasurface made of a single piece of glass produces crisp panoramic images

Scaling Up the Quantum Chip

A hybrid process connects photonics with artificial atoms to produce the largest quantum chip of its type

Quantum Dots for Handheld Dark-Field Microscopes

Simple chip powered by quantum dots allows standard microscopes to visualize difficult-to-image biological organisms

Controlling Infrared Light with Phase-Change Materials

New method could impact devices used in imaging and machine learning

New Photovoltaic Research Partnership Spans Countries, Disciplines

USA, Ireland and Northern Ireland to shine new light on solar technologies

Dramatic Increase in Solar Cell Output

Collecting two electrons from each photon could break through theoretical solar-cell efficiency limit

Microring Resonator with the Highest Quality Factor

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

Getting More Heat Out of Sunlight

New material can passively capture solar heat for home heating or industrial applications

Calculating Better Large-Area Metasurfaces

Metamaterials to manipulate light at tiny scales could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, and optical fibers

High-Quality Single Photons for Quantum Computing

New dual-cavity design emits more single photons at room temperature