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2010-09-03 13:05:26

Protecting helicopters in combat from heat-seeking missiles is the goal of new laser technology created at the University of Michigan and Omni Sciences, Inc., which is a U-M spin-off company. "Battlefield terrain in places like Afghanistan and Iraq can be so rough that our troops have often had to rely on helicopters, and they can be easy targets for enemies with shoulder-launched missiles," said Mohammed Islam, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science....

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2009-03-06 14:58:42

New technology presented at world's largest optical communication conference produces better sources of white light A freak wave at sea is a terrifying sight. Seven stories tall, wildly unpredictable, and incredibly destructive, such waves have been known to emerge from calm waters and swallow ships whole. But rogue waves of light -- rare and explosive flare-ups that are mathematically similar to their oceanic counterparts -- have recently been tamed by a group of researchers at the...

2008-09-08 06:00:06

Ultrafast fiber laser manufacturers, Fianium, have announced their latest ultrafast fiber laser offering -- a low-cost, quasi-continuous-wave supercontinuum fiber laser source -- the SC500-FC. The SC500-FC offers MHz repetition rates, in excess of 0.25W average power and has a single-mode fiber-delivered output which can be spliced or connected to any system or device under test. The SC500-FC has been developed to meet the growing need for quasi-continuous, turnkey broadband sources for...


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