Adding more crystals to a quantum optical infrared sensor improves its sensitivity and opens the door to broader use.
Surfaces bearing nanoscale patterns for manipulating UV light could be the next frontier in anti-counterfeiting technology and nanophotonic devices.
Flat lenses that enable high-resolution imaging are created by forming nanoscale structures on a surface
thin-films that can bend light by large angles could be a replacement for bulky
glass optical components
Separating the electric and magnetic components of light scattered by
silicon nanoparticles enables more precise control of light
A simple artificial material can influence the properties of visible light
Arrays of nanoscale pillars made to reflect light of a selected color could find application as optical filters in digital cameras
Mathematical modeling confirms that a nanometer-scale device that can concentrate light into a tiny spot improves optical sensing
A technique that reduces the time to simulate the operation of active optical devices aids the design of nanoscale lasers
Revelation of how photoreceptive cells in the eye distinguish between different light sources could pave the way for a novel class of optical devices
Trapping free electrons with polycyclic aromatic molecules creates materials with enhanced optical, electronic and magnetic properties