Silicon Nanolaser (image) University of California - Berkeley Caption Shown is a schematic (left) and various scanning electron microscope images of nanolasers grown directly on a silicon surface. The achievement could lead to a new class of optoelectronic chips. Credit Connie Chang-Hasnain Group Usage Restrictions Must include credit with use. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.