Interplanetary precision laser could reach to Mars and beyond
Photon-plasmon nanowire laser offers new opportunities in light manipulation
Physicists experimentally demonstrate one-way quantum steering
Inverted polymer solar cell efficiency sets world record
Spiral-shaped 'light fan' adds new twist to laser-driven plasma accelerators
Fast photon control brings quantum photonic technologies closer
Lenses can bend light and sound in almost any direction
Researchers glimpse the inside of a photonic crystal
Scientists discover how to turn light into matter after 80-year quest
Imperial College London physicists have discovered how to create matter from light - a feat thought impossible when the idea was first theorised 80 years ago.
New way to store light could prove useful for optical communication
Laser sniffs out toxic gases from afar
Scientists have developed a way to sniff out tiny amounts of toxic gases—a whiff of nerve gas, for example, or a hint of a chemical spill—from up to one kilometer away.
'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems
Researchers at Princeton University have begun crystallizing light as part of an effort to answer fundamental questions about the physics of matter.
Ever tried a 'laser delicious' apple?
The ability to detect when to harvest "climacteric" fruits—such as apples, bananas, pears and tomatoes—at the precise moment to ensure "peak edibleness" in terms of both taste and texture may soon be ...