Light-Science & Applications

(The TQCC of Light-Science & Applications is 32. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Mini-LED, Micro-LED and OLED displays: present status and future perspectives598
Strategies to approach high performance in Cr3+-doped phosphors for high-power NIR-LED light sources421
Micro-light-emitting diodes with quantum dots in display technology382
Augmented reality and virtual reality displays: emerging technologies and future perspectives373
Ultrafast and broadband photodetectors based on a perovskite/organic bulk heterojunction for large-dynamic-range imaging364
Low-dose real-time X-ray imaging with nontoxic double perovskite scintillators260
Recent advances in 2D, 3D and higher-order topological photonics238
Thermally stable and highly efficient red-emitting Eu3+-doped Cs3GdGe3O9 phosphors for WLEDs: non-concentration quenching and negative thermal expansion236
Strain engineering of 2D semiconductors and graphene: from strain fields to band-structure tuning and photonic applications224
High-performance quasi-2D perovskite light-emitting diodes: from materials to devices222
Adaptive dynamic range shift (ADRIFT) quantitative phase imaging220
Electromagnetic chirality: from fundamentals to nontraditional chiroptical phenomena216
Simple experimental procedures to distinguish photothermal from hot-carrier processes in plasmonics204
Polarisation optics for biomedical and clinical applications: a review200
Phase imaging with an untrained neural network197
Spin-decoupled metasurface for simultaneous detection of spin and orbital angular momenta via momentum transformation188
Ten years of spasers and plasmonic nanolasers185
Deep learning in optical metrology: a review184
Optical meta-waveguides for integrated photonics and beyond178
Low-threshold topological nanolasers based on the second-order corner state176
Progress on AlGaN-based solar-blind ultraviolet photodetectors and focal plane arrays174
High-temperature infrared camouflage with efficient thermal management173
Interlayer exciton formation, relaxation, and transport in TMD van der Waals heterostructures171
Malus-metasurface-assisted polarization multiplexing168
Circularly polarized luminescence from organic micro-/nano-structures168
Far-field super-resolution ghost imaging with a deep neural network constraint168
Plasmonic tweezers: for nanoscale optical trapping and beyond165
Silicon/2D-material photodetectors: from near-infrared to mid-infrared165
Performing optical logic operations by a diffractive neural network159
Multifunctional metasurfaces enabled by simultaneous and independent control of phase and amplitude for orthogonal polarization states155
Review of biosensing with whispering-gallery mode lasers155
Photonic matrix multiplication lights up photonic accelerator and beyond151
High-performance silicon−graphene hybrid plasmonic waveguide photodetectors beyond 1.55 μm147
X-ray-charged bright persistent luminescence in NaYF4:Ln3+@NaYF4 nanoparticles for multidimensional optical information storage146
High-security-level multi-dimensional optical storage medium: nanostructured glass embedded with LiGa5O8: Mn2+ with photostimulated luminescence144
Advanced liquid crystal devices for augmented reality and virtual reality displays: principles and applications142
Low-loss metasurface optics down to the deep ultraviolet region142
Black phosphorus-based photothermal therapy with aCD47-mediated immune checkpoint blockade for enhanced cancer immunotherapy137
Ultralow-loss geometric phase and polarization shaping by ultrafast laser writing in silica glass136
Towards higher-dimensional structured light135
Ultra-broadband metamaterial absorbers from long to very long infrared regime134
Transparent inorganic multicolour displays enabled by zinc-based electrochromic devices123
Nonlinear polaritons in a monolayer semiconductor coupled to optical bound states in the continuum121
Arbitrary polarization conversion dichroism metasurfaces for all-in-one full Poincaré sphere polarizers121
Water-induced MAPbBr3@PbBr(OH) with enhanced luminescence and stability119
Compact ultrabroadband light-emitting diodes based on lanthanide-doped lead-free double perovskites116
Perfecting and extending the near-infrared imaging window116
O-FIB: far-field-induced near-field breakdown for direct nanowriting in an atmospheric environment111
Fundamentals and comprehensive insights on pulsed laser synthesis of advanced materials for diverse photo- and electrocatalytic applications110
High-speed femtosecond laser plasmonic lithography and reduction of graphene oxide for anisotropic photoresponse108
Polarization-insensitive 3D conformal-skin metasurface cloak108
Optical whispering-gallery mode barcodes for high-precision and wide-range temperature measurements107
A 15-user quantum secure direct communication network107
Kirigami/origami: unfolding the new regime of advanced 3D microfabrication/nanofabrication with “folding”107
Temporal aiming104
Monitoring the charge-transfer process in a Nd-doped semiconductor based on photoluminescence and SERS technology103
Blue LED-pumped intense short-wave infrared luminescence based on Cr3+-Yb3+-co-doped phosphors100
Glass crystallization making red phosphor for high-power warm white lighting100
Precursor-dependent structural diversity in luminescent carbonized polymer dots (CPDs): the nomenclature99
Electron–phonon coupling-assisted universal red luminescence of o-phenylenediamine-based carbon dots96
Black phosphorus-based van der Waals heterostructures for mid-infrared light-emission applications94
Visible light communication with efficient far-red/near-infrared polymer light-emitting diodes94
Microcavity top-emission perovskite light-emitting diodes94
Dielectric metalens for miniaturized imaging systems: progress and challenges94
Optical RAM and integrated optical memories: a survey93
Chiral carbon dots: synthesis, optical properties, and emerging applications91
Controlling angular dispersions in optical metasurfaces90
Van der Waals two-color infrared photodetector90
Early detection and classification of live bacteria using time-lapse coherent imaging and deep learning89
Ultrasensitive detection of endocrine disruptors via superfine plasmonic spectral combs89
Chirality-assisted lateral momentum transfer for bidirectional enantioselective separation88
Micro-rocket robot with all-optic actuating and tracking in blood87
Reversible 3D optical data storage and information encryption in photo-modulated transparent glass medium87
Advances of surface-enhanced Raman and IR spectroscopies: from nano/microstructures to macro-optical design85
Miniscope3D: optimized single-shot miniature 3D fluorescence microscopy84
Research progress of full electroluminescent white light-emitting diodes based on a single emissive layer83
Hybridisation of perovskite nanocrystals with organic molecules for highly efficient liquid scintillators82
Single-shot lensless imaging with fresnel zone aperture and incoherent illumination81
Microstructure and domain engineering of lithium niobate crystal films for integrated photonic applications81
One ion to catch them all: Targeted high-precision Boltzmann thermometry over a wide temperature range with Gd3+80
All-optical information-processing capacity of diffractive surfaces80
Review of computer-generated hologram algorithms for color dynamic holographic three-dimensional display80
Highly efficient Fe3+-doped A2BB′O6 (A = Sr2+, Ca2+; B, B′ = In3+, Sb5+, Sn4+) broadband near-infrared-emitting phosphors for spectroscopic analysis79
Ghost spintronic THz-emitter-array microscope79
Liquid crystal-templated chiral nanomaterials: from chiral plasmonics to circularly polarized luminescence78
Force-induced charge carrier storage: a new route for stress recording78
Perovskite light-emitting/detecting bifunctional fibres for wearable LiFi communication77
A plasmonic route for the integrated wireless communication of subdiffraction-limited signals77
Broadband perovskite quantum dot spectrometer beyond human visual resolution76
Ultrahigh numerical aperture meta-fibre for flexible optical trapping76
Extraordinary evanescent field confinement waveguide sensor for mid-infrared trace gas spectroscopy75
Ultrathin monolithic 3D printed optical coherence tomography endoscopy for preclinical and clinical use74
Nontrivial coupling of light into a defect: the interplay of nonlinearity and topology74
Hybrid laser precision engineering of transparent hard materials: challenges, solutions and applications73
Hybrid multi-chip assembly of optical communication engines by in situ 3D nano-lithography72
Room-temperature lasing from nanophotonic topological cavities72
Optothermal dynamics in whispering-gallery microresonators72
First observation of tropospheric nitrogen dioxide from the Environmental Trace Gases Monitoring Instrument onboard the GaoFen-5 satellite71
Biophotonic probes for bio-detection and imaging71
Higher-order topological insulators in synthetic dimensions71
Metasurface-enabled on-chip multiplexed diffractive neural networks in the visible71
Digital synthesis of histological stains using micro-structured and multiplexed virtual staining of label-free tissue71
Tunable liquid crystal grating based holographic 3D display system with wide viewing angle and large size71
Efficient generation of complex vectorial optical fields with metasurfaces70
Liquid crystal-powered Mie resonators for electrically tunable photorealistic color gradients and dark blacks69
Nonlinear control of photonic higher-order topological bound states in the continuum69
High-Q microresonators on 4H-silicon-carbide-on-insulator platform for nonlinear photonics68
Ensemble learning of diffractive optical networks68
Origins of the long-range exciton diffusion in perovskite nanocrystal films: photon recycling vs exciton hopping65
Direct laser writing of volumetric gradient index lenses and waveguides65
Photonic Floquet topological insulators in a fractal lattice64
Thermodynamic limits for simultaneous energy harvesting from the hot sun and cold outer space64
Light-emitting diodes: brighter NIR-emitting phosphor making light sources smarter64
Ultrafast optical response and ablation mechanisms of molybdenum disulfide under intense femtosecond laser irradiation63
Nanoprinted high-neuron-density optical linear perceptrons performing near-infrared inference on a CMOS chip63
Enabling robust and hour-level organic long persistent luminescence from carbon dots by covalent fixation63
Dynamic full-field optical coherence tomography: 3D live-imaging of retinal organoids63
Lanthanide-doped heterostructured nanocomposites toward advanced optical anti-counterfeiting and information storage63
Relativistic-intensity near-single-cycle light waveforms at kHz repetition rate62
On-chip plasmonic spin-Hall nanograting for simultaneously detecting phase and polarization singularities62
Spin-preserving chiral photonic crystal mirror61
Diffraction-limited imaging with monolayer 2D material-based ultrathin flat lenses61
Realization of quantum secure direct communication over 100 km fiber with time-bin and phase quantum states60
Carrier-assisted differential detection59
Cylindrical vector beam multiplexer/demultiplexer using off-axis polarization control59
Direct quantification of topological protection in symmetry-protected photonic edge states at telecom wavelengths59
Spectral imaging with deep learning59
Confined-domain crosslink-enhanced emission effect in carbonized polymer dots58
Silica optical fiber integrated with two-dimensional materials: towards opto-electro-mechanical technology58
An excellent deep-ultraviolet birefringent material based on [BO2]∞ infinite chains58
Spectral absorption control of femtosecond laser-treated metals and application in solar-thermal devices58
Huge upconversion luminescence enhancement by a cascade optical field modulation strategy facilitating selective multispectral narrow-band near-infrared photodetection58
A novel approach for designing efficient broadband photodetectors expanding from deep ultraviolet to near infrared57
Phase-controlled van der Waals growth of wafer-scale 2D MoTe2 layers for integrated high-sensitivity broadband infrared photodetection56
Creation and control of high-dimensional multi-partite classically entangled light56
Transport of intensity diffraction tomography with non-interferometric synthetic aperture for three-dimensional label-free microscopy56
Internal OH− induced cascade quenching of upconversion luminescence in NaYF4:Yb/Er nanocrystals56
2D materials for conducting holes from grain boundaries in perovskite solar cells55
Fiber-tip polymer clamped-beam probe for high-sensitivity nanoforce measurements55
Suppressing thermal quenching via defect passivation for efficient quasi-2D perovskite light-emitting diodes55
Photonic amorphous topological insulator54
High-fidelity structured illumination microscopy by point-spread-function engineering54
Enhancing the graphene photocurrent using surface plasmons and a p-n junction54
Nanocomposites based on lanthanide-doped upconversion nanoparticles: diverse designs and applications54
Color-preserving passive radiative cooling for an actively temperature-regulated enclosure53
Top-emitting thermally activated delayed fluorescence organic light-emitting devices with weak light-matter coupling53
Biologically inspired ultrathin arrayed camera for high-contrast and high-resolution imaging53
Chip-integrated van der Waals PN heterojunction photodetector with low dark current and high responsivity53
A versatile photodetector assisted by photovoltaic and bolometric effects53
Optical coherent dot-product chip for sophisticated deep learning regression53
Rapid, continuous projection multi-photon 3D printing enabled by spatiotemporal focusing of femtosecond pulses53
Endo-microscopy beyond the Abbe and Nyquist limits52
A nanotheranostic agent based on Nd3+-doped YVO4 with blood-brain-barrier permeability for NIR-II fluorescence imaging/magnetic resonance imaging and boosted sonodynamic therapy of orthotopic glioma52
MXene-GaN van der Waals metal-semiconductor junctions for high performance multiple quantum well photodetectors52
Formation and fluorescent mechanism of red emissive carbon dots from o-phenylenediamine and catechol system52
Routing valley exciton emission of a WS2 monolayer via delocalized Bloch modes of in-plane inversion-symmetry-broken photonic crystal slabs52
Deeply learned broadband encoding stochastic hyperspectral imaging52
Highly efficient green InP-based quantum dot light-emitting diodes regulated by inner alloyed shell component51
Direct molecular-level near-field plasmon and temperature assessment in a single plasmonic hotspot51
Low-loss single-mode hybrid-lattice hollow-core photonic-crystal fibre51
All-optical synthesis of an arbitrary linear transformation using diffractive surfaces50
Towards visible-wavelength passively mode-locked lasers in all-fibre format50
Magnetic plasmon resonances in nanostructured topological insulators for strongly enhanced light–MoS2 interactions50
Enhanced magnetic modulation of light polarization exploiting hybridization with multipolar dark plasmons in magnetoplasmonic nanocavities50
Mechanism of the trivalent lanthanides’ persistent luminescence in wide bandgap materials50
Efficiency limits of concentrating spectral-splitting hybrid photovoltaic-thermal (PV-T) solar collectors and systems49
Deep-ultraviolet nonlinear optical crystals: concept development and materials discovery48
1-Pbps orbital angular momentum fibre-optic transmission48
Saturable plasmonic metasurfaces for laser mode locking48
Dirac-like cone-based electromagnetic zero-index metamaterials48
High-performance position-sensitive detector based on the lateral photoelectrical effect of two-dimensional materials48
Thouless pumping in disordered photonic systems48
Dual-color terahertz spatial light modulator for single-pixel imaging48
Multifunctional resonant wavefront-shaping meta-optics based on multilayer and multi-perturbation nonlocal metasurfaces48
Electrically controllable laser frequency combs in graphene-fibre microresonators48
Deep learning acceleration of multiscale superresolution localization photoacoustic imaging47
Modulating the optical and electrical properties of MAPbBr3 single crystals via voltage regulation engineering and application in memristors47
Time-expanded phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry46
Broadband terahertz wave generation from an epsilon-near-zero material46
Multiple fields manipulation on nitride material structures in ultraviolet light-emitting diodes46
Foveated glasses-free 3D display with ultrawide field of view via a large-scale 2D-metagrating complex46
Advances in cost-effective integrated spectrometers46
High-contrast, fast chemical imaging by coherent Raman scattering using a self-synchronized two-colour fibre laser46
Common-path interferometric label-free protein sensing with resonant dielectric nanostructures45
Towards standardizing retinal optical coherence tomography angiography: a review45
Tailoring spontaneous infrared emission of HgTe quantum dots with laser-printed plasmonic arrays45
Opto-thermoelectric microswimmers44
Octupole corner state in a three-dimensional topological circuit44
Understanding and tuning blue-to-near-infrared photon cutting by the Tm3+/Yb3+ couple44
High-performance polarization management devices based on thin-film lithium niobate44
One step synthesis of efficient red emissive carbon dots and their bovine serum albumin composites with enhanced multi-photon fluorescence for in vivo bioimaging44
A monolithic InP/SOI platform for integrated photonics44
Compressively sampling the optical transmission matrix of a multimode fibre43
Towards efficient near-infrared fluorescent organic light-emitting diodes43
Bandwidth limits of luminescent solar concentrators as detectors in free-space optical communication systems43
Loss-induced nonreciprocity43
High-efficiency second-order nonlinear processes in an optical microfibre assisted by few-layer GaSe43
Adaptive optics two-photon microscopy enables near-diffraction-limited and functional retinal imaging in vivo43
A metasurface-based light-to-microwave transmitter for hybrid wireless communications43
Spatial heterogeneity of oxygenation and haemodynamics in breast cancer resolved in vivo by conical multispectral optoacoustic mesoscopy43
Ultracompact meta-imagers for arbitrary all-optical convolution43
On-chip single-mode CdS nanowire laser43
Ultra-broadband reflectionless Brewster absorber protected by reciprocity43
Real-time whole-brain imaging of hemodynamics and oxygenation at micro-vessel resolution with ultrafast wide-field photoacoustic microscopy42
Quasi-phase-matching-division multiplexing holography in a three-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal41
Microglia modulation with 1070-nm light attenuates Aβ burden and cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease mouse model41
Pushing periodic-disorder-induced phase matching into the deep-ultraviolet spectral region: theory and demonstration41
Deep-blue organic light-emitting diodes based on a doublet d–f transition cerium(III) complex with 100% exciton utilization efficiency41
Harnessing a multi-dimensional fibre laser using genetic wavefront shaping41
Ultrafast hydrogen bond dynamics of liquid water revealed by terahertz-induced transient birefringence40
Physics and applications of Raman distributed optical fiber sensing40
Unsupervised content-preserving transformation for optical microscopy40
Divergence-degenerate spatial multiplexing towards future ultrahigh capacity, low error-rate optical communications40
Learning to synthesize: robust phase retrieval at low photon counts40
Phase characterisation of metalenses40
Air pollution and meteorological conditions significantly contribute to the worsening of allergic conjunctivitis: a regional 20-city, 5-year study in Northeast China40
Self-assembled liquid crystal architectures for soft matter photonics40
End-to-end learning of 3D phase-only holograms for holographic display39
Light-modulated vertical heterojunction phototransistors with distinct logical photocurrents39
Persistent X-ray-activated phosphors: mechanisms and applications39
Ultrafast response of harmonic modelocked THz lasers39
Operando monitoring transition dynamics of responsive polymer using optofluidic microcavities39
Light-induced irreversible structural phase transition in trilayer graphene39
Quantum engineering of non-equilibrium efficient p-doping in ultra-wide band-gap nitrides39
Phase-matching-induced near-chirp-free solitons in normal-dispersion fiber lasers38
Tuneable red, green, and blue single-mode lasing in heterogeneously coupled organic spherical microcavities38
Room-temperature multiple ligands-tailored SnO2 quantum dots endow in situ dual-interface binding for upscaling efficient perovskite photovoltaics with high VOC38
Hollow nanoparticles synthesized via Ostwald ripening and their upconversion luminescence-mediated Boltzmann thermometry over a wide temperature range38
Polarization multiplexed diffractive computing: all-optical implementation of a group of linear transformations through a polarization-encoded diffractive network38
Symmetry-enforced three-dimensional Dirac phononic crystals38
Freeform imaging systems: Fermat’s principle unlocks “first time right” design38
0.75 Gbit/s high-speed classical key distribution with mode-shift keying chaos synchronization of Fabry–Perot lasers38
Asymmetric optical camouflage: tuneable reflective colour accompanied by the optical Janus effect38
Modulation of photocarrier relaxation dynamics in two-dimensional semiconductors37
Design of coherent wideband radiation process in a Nd3+-doped high entropy glass system37
Modeling the optical properties of twisted bilayer photonic crystals37
Engineered tunneling layer with enhanced impact ionization for detection improvement in graphene/silicon heterojunction photodetectors37
Observation of polarity-switchable photoconductivity in III-nitride/MoSx core-shell nanowires37
In vivo flow cytometry reveals a circadian rhythm of circulating tumor cells37
Angular momentum holography via a minimalist metasurface for optical nested encryption37
Spontaneous and stimulated electron–photon interactions in nanoscale plasmonic near fields36
Multimodal nonlinear endomicroscopic imaging probe using a double-core double-clad fiber and focus-combining micro-optical concept36
Anti-scattering light focusing by fast wavefront shaping based on multi-pixel encoded digital-micromirror device36
Efficient full-path optical calculation of scalar and vector diffraction using the Bluestein method36
Direct observation of photonic Landau levels and helical edge states in strained honeycomb lattices36
High-fidelity carbon dots polarity probes: revealing the heterogeneity of lipids in oncology36
Confocal-based fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy with a SPAD array detector36
Polarimetric parity-time symmetry in a photonic system35
Holo-imprinting polarization optics with a reflective liquid crystal hologram template35
Towards high-power, high-coherence, integrated photonic mmWave platform with microcavity solitons35