Highly non-linear response in solids pulled out from high-order harmonic generation

In their study, the team of researchers used sapphire crystal wafers for the experiment since this material acts as both…

Thinnest optical waveguide channels light within just three layers of atoms

The work is a proof of concept for scaling down optical devices to sizes that are orders of magnitude smaller than today…

Confined nanoscale sound controls light in a microresonator

In their study, the researchers devise a novel optical technique to detect and optimize the generated Brillouin spectra …

Black Marking – A Unique Laser Method for Stainless Steel Marking

When a picosecond laser impacts the steel surface, it creates a high contrast black mark. While this appears superficial…

USTC First Realized the All-Photonic Quantum Repeater

These results provide a new approach to design quantum repeaters with efficient single-photon sources and photonic graph…



Lightyear unveils the world’s first long-range solar car

The roof and hood are comprised of five square meters of integrated solar cells in safety glass so strong that a fully-grown adult can walk on them without causing dents. In addition to solar power, Lightyear One can be charged at

Lightyear One - Mountain drive

Solar cells (like people!) work better with caffeine

In UCLA-led study, perovskite-based devices benefit from the strong bond between lead and the same chemical found in coffee and tea