Photonics Hot List: March 15, 2024

March 15, 2024
In this episode: an all-light network that scales environmental barriers, better blood sugar control via red light, and discovery of the surface signature of higher-order topological insulators.

In this episode of Photonics Hot List...

A completely light-based integrated network, developed by researchers in China, maintains seamless connectivity across a variety of environments, which could greatly enhance wireless communications and data transmission.

Controlling blood sugar may become a lot simpler, thanks to work by a team in London that uses deep red light to lower the body’s metabolic rate in mitochondria.

An international team of physicists, in a search for the optical and electronic properties of an elusive class of materials, has discovered a novel way to identify the surface signature of higher-order topological insulators.

About the Author

Justine Murphy | Multimedia Director, Laser & Military

Justine Murphy is the multimedia director for the Laser & Military Group at Endeavor Business Media. In addition to Laser Focus World, the group includes Military & Aerospace Electronics and Vision Systems Design. She is a multiple award-winning writer and editor with more 20 years of experience in newspaper publishing as well as public relations, marketing, and communications. For nearly 10 years, she has covered all facets of the optics and photonics industry as an editor, writer, web news anchor, and podcast host for an internationally reaching magazine publishing company. Her work has earned accolades from the New England Press Association as well as the SIIA/Jesse H. Neal Awards. She received a B.A. from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

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