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2013-06-21 12:51:15

Picture two light beams intersecting one another in space.

World's Shortest Laser Pulse Created By Researchers
2012-09-04 14:32:27

A University of Central Florida research team has created the world's shortest laser pulse and in the process may have given scientists a new tool to watch quantum mechanics in action – something that has been hidden from view until now.

Laser Frequency Comb Helps Evaluate Novel Biomedical Decontamination Method
2012-06-14 12:20:07

Like many new measurement tools, the laser frequency comb seemed at first a curiosity but has found more practical uses than originally imagined.

2012-05-04 09:12:36

An optical switch developed at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) spurs the prospective integration of photonics and electronics.

Lighthouses May Help Illuminate The Tempestuous Sea
2012-04-30 08:46:21

Physicists have long chased an elusive goal: the ability to "freeze" and then study the motion of electrons in matter.

2012-04-23 22:21:23

Whether surgeons slice with a traditional scalpel or cut away with a surgical laser, most medical operations end up removing some healthy tissue, along with the bad.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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