Steady progress turns multi-wavelength quantum cascade laser arrays into a powerful versatile source for next-generation spectroscopy and stand-off detection systems.
Optical metasurfaces offer a wealth of useful functionalities. Their nonlinear effects can be enhanced with the help of metasurface engineering.
Optical frequency comb technology for ultra-broadband radio-frequency photonics.
A novel ultra-black broadband absorber concept based on a needle-like silicon nanostructure has been developed by Jena researchers.
A new approach to control light with light without the need for optical nonlinearity has been suggested by a Russian-British research group.
Laser & Photonics Reviews has a new look! The first issue with new cover pages making full use of background covering pictures was released this month.
A robust surface emitting continuous-wave terahertz quantum cascade laser has been realized in a two-dimensional photonic crystal structure.
Use of a defect chalcopyrite might become practical at pump levels sufficiently lower than the optical damage threshold.
A team from Peking University have reported a way to make a chaotic microcavity transparent for a free-space laser beam.
All-optical inscription of structures in an x-cut LiNbO3 crystal achieved by periodically lowering the nonlinear refractive index using ultrashort pulses.
Vladimir P. Drachev has studied a uniaxial hyperbolic metamaterial for its use in optical communications systems.
Quantum design strategy pushes high-power vertical external-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VECSELs) beyond the 100 W milestone.