Guest editors: Robert D. Guenther, Nicholas J. Frigo, Dmitry Dylov, Carlos López-Mariscal, Alessandro Restelli, Yanina Shevchenko, Zuleykhan Tomova
This special issue of Optics & Photonics News highlights the most exciting peer-reviewed optics research to have emerged over the past 12 months.
A source in thermal equilibrium allows electrical pumping and feedback.
Novel applications through digital recording of holograms.
Subwavelength nanoscale interactions using plasmonics show unique capabilities.
Design problems can be solved, but only if you ask the right questions.
Improvements in opto-mechanical coupling enhance biological sensing.
Microcavities enhance detection and control of propagation around corners.
Dynamic control of propagation using light to modify the propagation medium.
Interaction between photons and long-range dipole-like interactions.
Solitons may be a bad choice for temporal storage of data.
Miniaturization of this classic instrument.
Nanostructures could lead to spintronic-spinoptical circuits.
Increasing switching speeds in solids, characterizing the noise in broadband signals.
Nondestructive ways to study processes from blood flow to neural activity.
Stephen R. Wilk
Patricia Daukantas, Valerie C. Coffey and Sarah Michaud