“Turns out, pretty much everything we know in optics is out of the window.”
SMILES crystals, made from star-shaped lattices, are a solution to a 150-year old problem in materials science.
The satellite laser communication revolution is just around the corner, but it has one especially obstinate foe—overcast weather.
Engineers have built a nanoscale stethoscope, basically.
Engineers devise a new way of leveraging plasmonics for fresh water.
The palm-sized device could mean big things for moving large amounts of data around the globe at the speed of light.
Even if they are still kind of dangerous.
It's not super-practical (yet), but graphene is now also a light source.
Are graphene light-sponges the new solar sails?