photonics

Chihaya Adachi Receives 2018 Nagoya Silver Medal

Professor Chihaya Adachi was conferred the award for his research on high-performance organic light-emitting transistors and laser diodes.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Urbasi Sinha

The counter-intuitive nature of quantum physics was what drew Associate Professor Urbasi Sinha to a career in science. Now, her research is paving the way for computers many times more powerful than the ones we have today.

Metalenses Made Thinner Than Ever

Using 2D materials, researchers have overcome the theoretical limit imposed by the wavelength of light to develop metalenses as thin as 190 nanometers.

HKU President Awarded The Eringen Medal

Professor Zhang Xiang was recognized for his contributions to micro- and nanoscale engineering, which has applications in microelectronics and photonics.

Philippine Senator Moves To Commend Scientists On 2018 AS100 List

Senator Leila de Lima is asking the Philippine senate to give due distinction and support to Filipino academicians, scientists, researchers and inventors.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Nathaniel Hermosa II

For optics and photonics researcher Nathaniel Hermosa, light is a tool that can be manipulated to uncover the secrets of the universe.

L’Oréal Singapore Honors Two Women For Research Excellence

Two outstanding women in science were awarded the L’Oréal Singapore For Women In Science National Fellowship 2017.

One Step That Makes Nanoelectronics 1,000 Times Better

Nanoelectronics gets a speed boost as scientists create an electron-to-plasmon converter that is 1,000 times more efficient than other currently available devices.

Mixing It Up For A Longer-Lasting Glow

In an illuminating study, scientists in Japan have developed organic materials that retain their glow over extended periods of time.