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2013-09-25 23:19:51

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Medical Laser Systems Industry London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Laser Systems in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Surgical Lasers, Aesthetic Lasers, Ophthalmic Lasers, Diagnostic Lasers, Therapeutic Lasers, and Accessories & Services. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin...

2013-05-14 08:21:18

Growing viability in air defense applications BOSTON, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology limitations currently limit laser power output, but work in the US and Europe is progressing to the point where laser-based weapons have demonstrated their viability as the underpinnings of directed energy systems. The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) service report, "Lasers Building Momentum as Viable Directed Energy Systems; High Power RF Holds Promise in Non-Lethals,"...

US Navy Wants Laser Weapon System On Ships By 2014
2013-04-09 11:26:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: Laser Weapon System On USS Dewey ] The US Navy believes the time to embrace the future is now as it looks to mount a weaponized laser on one of its ships. The laser weapon system, or LaWS, has been in testing for several years and now the pentagon believes it can effectively be used to bring down slow-flying drones and injure nearby ships. The Navy says it plans to have the laser installed by fiscal 2014,...

Revolutionary Laser System Proposed To Produce The Next LHC
2013-03-28 15:55:14

University of Southampton An international team of physicists has proposed a revolutionary laser system, inspired by the telecommunications technology, to produce the next generation of particle accelerators, such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The International Coherent Amplification Network (ICAN) sets out a new laser system composed of massive arrays of thousands of fiber lasers, for both fundamental research at laboratories such as CERN and more applied tasks such as proton...

2013-01-14 16:22:53

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While many turn to cosmetic surgery and laser technology to treat the look of hollow, sunken eyes and dark circles, Dr. Bruce Katz, Director of the JUVA Skin & Laser Center in New York, is pioneering a new, safe technique that dramatically reduces dark circles and hollows making eyes look brighter and rejuvenated. By utilizing a natural filler in the tear troughs (the sunken area just beneath the inner corners of the eyes), Dr. Katz's unique...

2012-04-30 10:28:11

RUGBY, England, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JK Lasers, a subsidiary of GSI Group Inc. and a leading supplier of fiber lasers, Nd:YAG lasers, Q-Switched lasers, gas lasers, and associated process tools, announced today the launch of a two kilowatt (kW) fiber laser. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120305/NE64445LOGO) The new JK2000FL offers excellent beam quality and high processing powers, presenting manufacturers with a viable and cost-effective alternative to traditional...

Electrical Engineers Build 'No-waste' Laser
2012-02-09 05:12:54

Team makes startling discovery in highly efficient, 'thresholdless' laser A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has built the smallest room-temperature nanolaser to date, as well as an even more startling device: a highly efficient, "thresholdless" laser that funnels all its photons into lasing, without any waste. The two new lasers require very low power to operate, an important breakthrough since lasers usually require greater and greater "pump power" to begin...

Defense Department's Hi-Tech Weapons 'Wish List' Leaked Online
2012-01-06 13:28:15

A wish list of military weaponry purportedly from the United States' Department of Defense leaked onto the Internet this week and includes desired upgrades for existing weapons as well as numerous pitches for elaborate new devices. While the list includes lots of James Bond-like gadgetry -- such as a device that produces underwater sound waves at a frequency which induces nausea in scuba divers -- it also contained several suggestions for technology that could eventually be used against...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

Laser Link Golf will exhibit at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL. You can learn more about all of Laser Link's products by visiting Booth #1901. Madison, WI (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Laser Link Golf, a leader in distance measurement technology and solutions for the golf market, announced today that they will be in attendance at the 59th annual PGA Merchandise Show. The 2012 Show is held January 26-28, in Orlando, FL, and will welcome more than 40,000 industry professionals from...

2011-12-22 10:00:00

2011 saw Laser Link Golf increasing its presence in the rangefinder category by adding 19 new sales representatives to promote the company's products. The reps were added in strategic locations around the country in an effort to try to touch all of the major golf markets in the United States. Madison, WI (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Laser Link Golf, a leader in distance measurement technology and solutions for the golf market, grew its footprint in the golf market by adding nineteen...