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2014-04-24 12:21:14

BOTHELL, Wash., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $25 million contract to design, build and test a 60-kilowatt electric laser to be integrated and tested in a truck-mounted weapon system demonstrator. The laser weapon is designed to significantly improve the warfighters' ability to counter rockets, artillery, mortars and unmanned aerial threats. Under a contract managed by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command's Technical Center, the...

2014-02-03 12:32:11

First Production Scale Semiconductor Disc Laser and First Ever Tunable Raman Laser both using High Purity Single Crystal Chemical Vapor Deposition Diamond SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, today presented new data and announced that its high purity single crystal chemical vapor deposition (CVD) diamond material has been proven for use in intracavity cooling of...

2014-01-31 12:27:51

-- University Cites Synthetic Diamond's Unique and Exceptional Properties as Vital to Enabling Achievements in Solid-State Laser Engineering -- SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, today announced that the University of Strathclyde has successfully demonstrated two notable high-power laser research developments--the first ever tunable diamond Raman laser and...

2014-01-28 12:20:44

Achievement Moves Laser Weapon Systems Closer to Military Utility BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a 30-kilowatt electric fiber laser, the highest power ever documented while retaining beam quality and electrical efficiency. The internally funded research and development program culminated in this demonstration, which was achieved by combining many fiber lasers into a single, near-perfect quality beam of light--all while using...

2013-07-29 23:27:34

“Laser Cutting, Drilling, Marking and Engraving Market by Technology (Co2 Laser, Excimer Laser, ND: YAG Laser, Fiber Laser); Base Material (Metals, Polymers); Application (Electronics, Machine Part Marking, Medical, Signage) & Geography- (2013 – 2018)” is the research report available at ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 The value of the laser processing market was $2.08 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $3.77 billion in 2018, at an estimated...

2013-06-21 23:16:36

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest reports on "Laser Cutting, Drilling, Marking, Engraving and Processing Market” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Since its advent in 1957, the early adopters of laser (light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation) technology were applications such as; ranging, targeting, spectroscopy, and microscopy. The purpose of these applications was either the exploration/measurement of distances or the scientific/laboratory...

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,...


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