Metamaterials Boost Sensitivity of Large Telescopes

A new low-cost absorbing tile will be used in the camera to absorb environmental emissions

First Tunable, Chip-Based Vortex Microlaser

Encoding information in twisting beams of light could break bandwidth bottleneck in optical communications

Filter Chips for High-Quality Lasers

A hybrid-integrated electronic–photonic system suppresses the phase noise of the input light

Hand-Held Microwave Imaging

Shrinking bulky imaging systems down to millimeter sized chip could be used to see through walls or detect tumors

Weyl Semimetals for Photonic Devices

Circular photogalvanic effect could be used to control electric current by light.

Diamond Metalens for Qubits

Small defects in diamonds are able to harbor electron spins that can be manipulated at room temperature

Stretchable Holograms Switch Between Multiple Images

Metasurfaces on stretchable substrates can serve as reconfigurable optical devices