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Cutting Power To Laser Could Dramatically Boost Output
2014-10-28 03:23:39

Lasers – devices that deliver beams of highly organized light – are so deeply integrated into modern technology that their basic operations would seem well understood.

What A 'Star Wars' Laser Bullet Would Really Look Like
2014-10-24 03:08:27

Action-packed science-fiction movies often feature colorful laser bolts. But what would a real laser missile look like during flight, if we could only make it out?

Detecting Tiny Individual Nanoparticles With Newly Developed Sensor
2014-09-02 03:50:04

Nanoparticles, engineered materials about a billionth of a meter in size, are around us every day.

2014-07-14 08:21:10

Two Unique Plating Techniques Combine to Boost IR Gas Sensor and YAG Laser Performance NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new process that combines a gold plating technique

2014-04-07 16:21:31

At St. Paul's Cathedral in London, a section of the dome called the Whispering Gallery makes a whisper audible from the other side of the dome as a result of the way sound waves travel around the curved surface.

A Feeling For The 'Light' Wave
2014-01-13 12:55:37

A team in the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) at the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics has taken another step toward the achievement of complete control over the waveform of pulsed laser light.

2013-12-23 11:10:13

Development of electronics and communication requires a hardware base capable for increasingly larger precision, ergonomics and throughput.

Ten Times More Throughput On Optic Fibers
2013-12-04 12:56:47

EPFL scientists have shown how to achieve a dramatic increase in the capacity of optical fibers; Their simple, innovative solution reduces the amount of space required between the pulses of light that transport data

Intense 2-color Double X-ray Laser Pulses Generated For First Time
2013-12-04 12:47:43

A team working at the SACLA X-ray Free-Electron Laser (XFEL) in Japan has succeeded in generating ultra-bright, two-color X-ray laser pulses, for the first time in the hard X-ray region.


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