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TABLE OF CONTENTS

October 2018 Volume 12, Issue 10

Books & Arts
Research Highlights
News & Views
Review Articles
Letters
Articles
Amendments & Corrections
 
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Books & Arts

 

On our bookshelf    p567
Rachel Won
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0263-8

Research Highlights

 

Vacuum-ultraviolet source    p568
David F. P. Pile
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0270-9

Visible to THz    p568
David F. P. Pile
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0271-8

Watching plasma birth    p568
Noriaki Horiuchi
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0272-7

Supressing instability    p568
Oliver Graydon
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0273-6

Interband cascade laser    p568
Oliver Graydon
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0274-5

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News & Views

 

Non-reciprocal modulation via acousto-optics    pp570 - 571
Alexander Yu. Petrov
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0264-7

Intelligent learning with light    pp571 - 573
Rachel Won
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0265-6

Fabric optoelectronics    p573
Noriaki Horiuchi
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0268-3

Silicon photonics targets terahertz region    pp574 - 575
Guillaume Ducournau
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0242-0

A new dimension for nonlinear photonic crystals    pp575 - 577
Shay Keren-Zur & Tal Ellenbogen
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0262-9

Review Articles

 

Quantitative phase imaging in biomedicine    pp578 - 589
YongKeun Park, Christian Depeursinge & Gabriel Popescu
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0253-x

Over the past 10–15 years, quantitative phase imaging has moved from a research-driven to an application-focused field. This Review presents the main principles of operation and representative basic and clinical science applications.

 

Letters

 

Three-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal in ferroelectric barium calcium titanate    pp591 - 595
Tianxiang Xu, Krzysztof Switkowski, Xin Chen, Shan Liu, Kaloian Koynov et al.
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0225-1

A three-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal in ferroelectric barium calcium titanate that enables phase matching of nonlinear processes along an arbitrary direction, thereby removing constraints imposed by low-dimensional structures, is experimentally realized.

 

Experimental demonstration of a three-dimensional lithium niobate nonlinear photonic crystal    pp596 - 600
Dunzhao Wei, Chaowei Wang, Huijun Wang, Xiaopeng Hu, Dan Wei et al.
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0240-2

By selectively erasing the nonlinear coefficients in a lithium niobate crystal using a femtosecond laser, a 3D nonlinear photonic crystal, with an effective conversion efficiency comparable to that of the typical quasi-phase-matching processes, is demonstrated.

 

Articles

 

Polarization-resolved black phosphorus/molybdenum disulfide mid-wave infrared photodiodes with high detectivity at room temperature    pp601 - 607
James Bullock, Matin Amani, Joy Cho, Yu-Ze Chen, Geun Ho Ahn et al.
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0239-8

Black phosphorus/molybdenum disulfide mid-wave infrared photodiodes with external quantum efficiencies of 35% across 2.5–3.5 μm at room temperature and a peak detectivity of 1.1 × 1010 cm Hz1/2 W–1 at 3.8 μm are demonstrated.

 

Terahertz dynamics of electron–vibron coupling in single molecules with tunable electrostatic potential    pp608 - 612
Shaoqing Du, Kenji Yoshida, Ya Zhang, Ikutaro Hamada & Kazuhiko Hirakawa
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0241-1

Terahertz (THz) spectroscopy based on a single-molecule transistor detects a THz-induced centre-of-mass oscillation of a fullerene molecule. Its sensitivity is so high that the spectrum changes on adding (removing) an electron to (from) the molecule.

 

Non-reciprocal interband Brillouin modulation    pp613 - 619
Eric A. Kittlaus, Nils T. Otterstrom, Prashanta Kharel, Shai Gertler & Peter T. Rakich
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0254-9

Non-reciprocal single-sideband modulation and mode conversion are realized in a low-loss integrated silicon waveguide, enabling >125 GHz operation bandwidths and up to 38 dB of non-reciprocal contrast between forward- and backward-propagating waves.

 

Coherent extreme-ultraviolet emission generated through frustrated tunnelling ionization    pp620 - 624
Hyeok Yun, Je Hoi Mun, Sung In Hwang, Seung Beom Park, Igor A. Ivanov et al.
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0255-8

Coherent extreme-ultraviolet emission through frustrated tunnelling ionization is observed from He atoms excited by intense few-cycle infrared laser pulses. Its intensity depends on the ellipticity and the carrier-envelope phase of the infrared laser.

 

Silicon–plasmonic integrated circuits for terahertz signal generation and coherent detection    pp625 - 633
T. Harter, S. Muehlbrandt, S. Ummethala, A. Schmid, S. Nellen et al.
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0237-x

Transmitters and receivers based on plasmonic internal-photoemission detectors are developed for optoelectronic terahertz signal processing and monolithically integrated on a silicon chip. Proof-of-concept experiments are demonstrated.

 

Amendments & Corrections

 

Author Correction: Gate-tunable third-order nonlinear optical response of massless Dirac fermions in graphene    p634
Tao Jiang, Di Huang, Jinluo Cheng, Xiaodong Fan, Zhihong Zhang et al.
doi:10.1038/s41566-018-0258-5

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