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What Would A Star Wars Laser Bullet Really Look Like

What Would A 'Star Wars' Laser Bullet Really Look Like?

Provided by Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences 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?...

Latest Laser Stories

2014-10-23 08:39:17

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of laser sources and laser-based solutions, confirmed today that its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 results for the period ended September 30, 2014, will be released on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Chief Executive Officer, Gunther Braun, and Chief Financial Officer, Ingrid Mittelstadt, will host a conference...

2014-10-23 08:36:09

NASHUA, N.H., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resonetics today announced that Sverica International has acquired the company from Corporate Fuel Partners. Resonetics will maintain its headquarters in Nashua, New Hampshire, and CEO Tom Burns and the current management team will remain in place. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Resonetics is a leading supplier of laser micromachining solutions to the life sciences industry with a particular focus on polymers. The company...

2014-10-22 08:28:20

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Removal Forum published an article detailing five great reasons to undergo laser hair removal. One of the world's most popular cosmetic procedures, laser hair removal removes hair from specific spots almost permanently, whereas waxing, tweezing and shaving must be repeated regularly to get rid of unwanted body hair. The method uses highly concentrated light beams to penetrate the skin and hair follicles, destroying the roots to...

2014-10-21 23:12:43

Allura Skin, Laser, & Wellness Clinic announced that a new skin laser treatment is coming to their Northern Colorado medical spa which can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and superficial skin discolorations. Over the course of a short treatment protocol, the sublative laser directs radiofrequency (RF) energy to the skin, accelerating healing and encouraging the growth of new collagen and healthy skin cells. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Northern Colorado’s Allura Skin,...

2014-10-21 23:08:53

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Tracy comments on the AcuFocus KAMRA corneal inlay, a revolutionary new method to treat presbyopia. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 With the development of KAMRA, an intra-corneal inlay designed specifically to treat presbyopia, California-based company AcuFocus is making it possible for older adults suffering from age-related loss of near vision to shed their glasses and contact lenses for good. “KAMRA has the potential to be the next big...

2014-10-21 23:08:44

Popular web radio show Inside Cosmetic Surgery Today interviewed Dr. Sabrina Fabi about noninvasive fat reduction and liquid facelifts. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Expert dermatologist Dr. Sabrina Fabi of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego was recently interviewed on the popular web radio show Inside Cosmetic Surgery Today. Dr. Fabi was interviewed by show host Dr. Barry Lycka, a cosmetic dermatologist based in Edmonton. The two discussed noninvasive fat reduction...

2014-10-21 08:32:49

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Ophthalmic Lasers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Ophthalmic lasers are diagnostic and therapeutic devices used in the field of ophthalmology. They are used to treat various eye diseases such as tumors, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal disorders, and cataract and vision correction...

2014-10-21 08:22:11

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems' WINSLOW LifeRaft Company will be displaying Greatland Laser's Rescue Laser Flare(®) Magnum in booth 3840 at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference in Orlando, Florida from October 21-23. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "UTC Aerospace Systems is proud to be the first life raft manufacturer to add a Rescue Laser Flare(®) Magnum as standard equipment in...

2014-10-20 23:07:31

Expert dermatologist Mitchel P. Goldman, MD comments on the potential danger of laser treatments being done by inexperienced staff San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 A recent article in USA Today explores the risks of having laser treatments done by someone who is not a certified professional. According to the article, people across the country have reported injuries resulting from improperly performed laser treatments. Top board-certified dermatologist Dr. Mitchel Goldman, director...

2014-10-20 20:26:58

Painkiller addiction is on the rise in the U.S., but those suffering from chronic pain can find relief while limiting risk with Dr. Seyed Rezaian at the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic pain is a major concern in our modern society, with more than 31% of U.S. adults suffering from some type of neck or back pain, according to a 2012 Gallup-Healthways study. The effects of chronic pain can be severe, and even debilitating, leading many...


Latest Laser Reference Libraries

Applied Physics B
2012-05-29 11:25:33

Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer. It is a continuation of Applied Physics, which ran from January 1973 to August 1981, and Applied Physics B: Photophysics and Laser Chemistry, which ran from September 1981 to December 1993. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Frank Trager (University of Kassel). Journal topics include laser physics, linear optics, nonlinear optics, photonic devices, optical & laser materials, and...

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2010-09-17 11:44:46

An optical disc drive is a disk drive that utilizes electromagnetic waves or a laser light near the light spectrum in order to read and write data to or from optical discs. Some drives can only read from discs; however, most recent drives are generally both readers and recorders. Recorders are often times referred to as burners or writers. CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs are familiar examples of optical media. The laser and optics aspects of optical disc drives are very complex. The most...

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2010-09-02 15:38:18

A compact disc with read only memory is called a CD-ROM. It is a pre-pressed disc that contains data to be stored on a computer. CD-ROMs may also contain music play lists or other data. While the content on them is accessible, it is not writable by the computer. CD-ROMs are widely used to distribute computer software such as games and multimedia applications; however, other forms of data can be stored depending on how much free space is on the CD-ROM. Some CDs are able to be played using a...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin