Silicon chip with integrated laser: Light from a nanowire

Gallium-arsenide nanowires are on a silicon surface. Image: Thomas Stettner/Philipp Zimmermann / TUM

Photonics - the silver bullet of miniaturization

Benedikt Mayer and Lisa Janker are at the molecular beam epitaxy facility at the Walter Schottky Institute, Technical University of Munich.
Image: Uli Benz / TUM

Atom by atom to a nanowire

Basic research on the path to applications