Laser & Photonics Reviews

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Editor: Katja Paff

Online ISSN: 1863-8899

Associated Title(s): Advanced Materials, Advanced Optical Materials, Journal of Biophotonics

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Free access to Review Articles dedicated to the International Year of Light 2015

Numerical methods for nanophotonics: standard problems and future challenges
Benjamin Gallinet, Jérémy Butet and Olivier J. F. Martin

Chemical and biochemical sensing applications of microstructured optical fiber-based systems
Matías Calcerrada, Carmen García-Ruiz and Miguel González-Herráez

Fiber-based light sources for biomedical applications of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy
Thomas Gottschall, Tobias Meyer, Martin Baumgartl, Cesar Jauregui, Michael Schmitt, Jürgen Popp, Jens Limpert and Andreas Tünnermann

Multi-wavelength quantum cascade laser arrays
Patrick Rauter and Federico Capasso

Laser written circuits for quantum photonics
Thomas Meany, Markus Gräfe, René Heilmann, Armando Perez-Leija, Simon Gross, Michael J. Steel, Michael J. Withford and Alexander Szameit

Femtosecond laser ionization and fragmentation of molecules for environmental sensing
Huailiang Xu, Ya Cheng, See-Leang Chin and Hong-Bo Sun

Nonlinear photonic waveguides for on-chip optical pulse compression
Dawn T. H. Tan, Anuradha M. Agarwal and Lionel C. Kimerling

Optical trapping and manipulation of micrometer and submicrometer particles
Mark Daly, Marios Sergides and Síle Nic Chormaic

Coherent pulse synthesis: towards sub-cycle optical waveforms
Cristian Manzoni, Oliver D. Mücke, Giovanni Cirmi, Shaobo Fang, Jeffrey Moses, Shu-Wei Huang, Kyung-Han Hong, Giulio Cerullo and Franz X. Kärtner

Review and perspective on ultrafast wavelength-size electro-optic modulators
Ke Liu, Chen Ran Ye, Sikandar Khan and Volker J. Sorger

Functional and nonlinear optical metasurfaces
Alexander E. Minovich, Andrey E. Miroshnichenko, Anton Y. Bykov, Tatiana V. Murzina, Dragomir N. Neshev and Yuri S. Kivshar

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Nonlinear switching and solitons in PT-symmetric photonic systems
Sergey V. Suchkov, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Jiahao Huang, Sergey V. Dmitriev, Chaohong Lee and Yuri S. Kivshar

Solving inverse scattering problems in biological samples by quantitative phase imaging
Taewoo Kim, Renjie Zhou, Lynford L. Goddard and Gabriel Popescu

Whispering-gallery microcavities with unidirectional laser emission
Xue-Feng Jiang, Chang-Ling Zou, Li Wang, Qihuang Gong and Yun-Feng Xiao

Transient absorption microscopy: advances in chemical imaging of photoinduced dynamics
Dar'ya Davydova, Alejandro de la Cadena, Denis Akimov and Benjamin Dietzek

Hybrid vertical-cavity laser with lateral emission into a silicon waveguide
Gyeong Cheol Park, Weiqi Xue, Alireza Taghizadeh, Elizaveta Semenova, Kresten Yvind, Jesper Mørk and Il-Sug Chung

Bulk plasmon-polaritons in hyperbolic nanorod metamaterial waveguides
Nikolaos Vasilantonakis, Mazhar E. Nasir, Wayne Dickson, Gregory A. Wurtz and Anatoly V. Zayats

Ultrafast laser inscription: perspectives on future integrated applications
Debaditya Choudhury, John R. Macdonald and Ajoy K. Kar

High-efficiency single etch step apodized surface grating coupler using subwavelength structure
Daniel Benedikovic, Pavel Cheben, Jens H. Schmid, Dan-Xia Xu, Jean Lapointe, Shurui Wang, Robert Halir, Alejandro Ortega-Moñux, Siegfried Janz and Milan Dado

Coherent fluorescence emission by using hybrid photonic–plasmonic crystals
Lei Shi, Xiaowen Yuan, Yafeng Zhang, Tommi Hakala, Shaoyu Yin, Dezhuan Han, Xiaolong Zhu, Bo Zhang, Xiaohan Liu, Päivi Törmä, Wei Lu and Jian Zi

Whispering-gallery mode lasing in ZnO microcavities
Chunxiang Xu, Jun Dai, Guangping Zhu, Gangyi Zhu, Yi Lin, Jitao Li and Zengliang Shi

Optical frequency comb technology for ultra-broadband radio-frequency photonics
Victor Torres-Company and Andrew M. Weiner

An ultra-black silicon absorber
Martin Steglich, Dennis Lehr, Stephan Ratzsch, Thomas Käsebier, Frank Schrempel, Ernst-Bernhard Kley and Andreas Tünnermann

Nano-opto-mechanical effects in plasmonic waveguides
A. S. Shalin, P. Ginzburg, P.A. Belov, Y.S. Kivshar, A. V. Zayats

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