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A new way of controlling light could open the door to novel optical devices.
Researchers take a big step toward their goal of spy-proof communications via satellites.
Researchers at MIT have created a revolutionary device that could remotely charge batteries and power household appliances.
A new substance could be used in portable sensors to reveal traces of explosives.
Ultrasmall light-emitting fibers deposited on electrodes can serve as nanometer-scale light sources.
Organic crystals change shape and then go back to their original shape when exposed to light of different colors.
Scientists have developed a light-triggered switch to control brain cells, which could aid in the development of therapies for epilepsy and other diseases–and shed light on the neural code.
A set of genes found in marine microorganisms can endow common bacteria with the ability to generate energy from light.
Solar cells, camera lenses, and LEDs could benefit from new antireflection coatings.