Stewart Wills | 08 August 2022
Ability to infer complete amplitude and phase information from high-rep-rate X-ray free-electron lasers—pulse by pulse and in near real time—could open up new kinds of experiments.
Stewart Wills | 06 August 2022
Femtosecond laser writing and adaptive optics combine to build twisted, tapered and other exotic waveguide shapes for applications in integrated and quantum photonics.
Karen Kwon | 05 August 2022
A building facade reacts to fluctuating sunlight and temperature, releases reversable pigmented fluid to provide shade.
Meeri Kim | 04 August 2022
The device, which leverages geometric silicon nitride metasurfaces, exceeds the performance of conventional microscopes with the same resolution.
Patricia Daukantas | 03 August 2022
The device is faster than previous endoscope probes and fits inside a needle.
Stewart Wills | 01 August 2022
An optical chip implements associative learning, an approach that’s largely been overlooked for AI—and one that could cut computational and energy costs in some problems.
Stewart Wills | 31 July 2022
Industrial laser giant will work strategically with Porsche-controlled joint venture on production facility for next-gen batteries geared to the sports-car market.
Sarah Michaud | 28 July 2022
Light waves that travel on a single plane can be used to visually explain birefringence and create colorful works of art.
Stewart Wills | 26 July 2022
Despite near-term supply issues, the maker of optics-enabled lithography systems still sees a bright long-term future driven by “global megatrends” in semiconductor demand.
Hannah Lanford | 22 July 2022
MEMS technology and extended hydrogen annealing increase angular resolution in X-ray telescopes without adding weight.