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November 2016

Lasing and Anti-Lasing in a Single Cavity


Scientific Achievement

We experimentally demonstrated lasing and anti-lasing at the same frequency in a single device.

Significance and Impact

Offers a new route for light modulation with extremely high contrast approaching the ultimate limit.

Research Details


Z. J. Wong, Y-L Xu, J Kim, K O’Brien, Y Wang, L Feng, X Zhang, Nature Photonics (2016) DOI: 10.1038/nphoton.2016.216.