Metasurface Opens World of Polarization

New device may have far-reaching applications in polarization imaging and quantum optics

Cutting through Fog with Laser Focus

Controlling light in scattering materials will benefit future biomedical imaging and telecommunications

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

Structured Light for Faster Communications

New patterns of light to create an alphabet that can be leveraged to build a light-based quantum network

Ultra-Thin Optical Devices Directly Measure Polarization

Holograms made with metasurfaces could enable fast, compact polarization measurements for spectroscopy

How Light Travels Through Plasmonic-Photonic Crystals

New material with the hybrid mode of the optical states can be used in high-polarization-sensitive sensors

A Compact Full-Stokes Polarization Camera

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

Knots of Light

A discovery of a new type of optical singularity with the topology of a knot

A Broadband Achromatic Metalens

New device made of anisotropic nanostructures focuses light regardless of polarization

Polarization Switching for Excitonic Circuits

New method to control exciton flows at room temperature for energy-efficient devices