New Type of Silicon Laser

Unconventional approach uses a combination of light and sound waves to amplify light

Capturing Light in a Waveguide Array

Topological crystalline structures confine light to improve lasers and solar cells

Squeezing Light into Nanoscale Devices

Nanolight travels along the surface of graphene for many tens of microns without scattering

PICs With Lower Bend Loss

New method in writing of three-dimensional optical waveguides with femtosecond laser pulses

Metasurface Converts Colors of Light

Structures of phased array antennas are able to circumvent the phase-matching requirement

Silicon Photonic Chip Detects Gas Leaks

Low-cost, robust spectrometer on a chip could operate for years with almost no maintenance

A Zero-Index Waveguide

Silicon waveguides support phase-free propagation in the telecom regime

Light Source With Liquid Core

Scientists generate supercontinuum light source using liquid core optical fibers

Physicists Design Ultrafocused Pulses

A new simple scheme to theoretically generate arbitrarily short and focused electromagnetic fields

Waveguides for Better Optical Chips

Most efficient way to control light in waveguides with optical nano-antenna