OPN Image Galleries

Image of the Week

After Image

Photo Contests

Submit an image to OPN.
Optics and Photonics Image of the Week RSSRSS
Light-matter wave mixing

Light-matter wave mixing

Laguerre-Gaussian beam light-matter wave mixing in a Bose-Einstein condensate creates a matter-wave vortex. 
–L. Deng and C.J. Zhu

> Download hi-res image