II-VI Incorporated Increases Power Rating of Laser Cutting Head to 15 kW

This laser cutting head now comes with significantly improved processing capabilities with its 15 kW rating, enabling th…

This compact and cheap lidar could steer small autonomous vehicles

Researchers at KTH have taken aim at the key component of lidar, optical beam-stearing, and developed a device that is s…

Spin lasers facilitate rapid data transfer

The new system, a semiconductor spin laser, is based on a modulation of light polarisation instead. Published on

News and Views on optical manipulation

Understanding the dynamics of massive mesoscopic objects levitated in high vacuum is among the most exciting recent area…

Optical tweezers achieve new feats of capturing atoms

Lone atoms are a potential building block for harnessing quantum physics. If researchers can capture and control these t…



UNIST Unveils Low-cost and High-efficiency Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

In the present study, the research team proposed a new method for optimizing the design of low-cost and high-efficiency monolithic tandem cells based on p-type homojunction Si cells by realizing lossless current matching by simultaneously controlling the

Shown above is a perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell, developed at UNIST.

Light From an Exotic Crystal Semiconductor Could Lead to Better Solar Cells

Rutgers-led team finds a new way to control light emitted by a hybrid crystal

Unleashing perovskites’ potential for solar cells

New results show how varying the recipe could bring these materials closer to commercialization.