Special Issue on Optics and Photonics Research in Korea

Collaborative innovation between academia and industry has been a driving force behind the significant advances in photonics research in South Korea. In this special issue, we present cutting-edge research in photonics, highlighting the importance of collaboration between academia and industry. This issue covers a wide range of topics in photonics including biomedical applications, imaging, micro light emitting diodes, quantum dot emitters, deformable displays, thin-flat optics, radiative cooling, and 2D optical devices. Additionally, we introduce upcoming disruptive photonic applications with periodically arranged structures and their integration with conventional optics. This special issue can serve as a reference for the current and future research directions of photonics in South Korea.