Laser News

  1. Plasma Optic Combines Lasers Into Superbeam
    10/16/2017

    Since its introduction in the 1977 film "Star Wars," the Death Star has remained one of science fiction's most iconic figures.

  2. Chemical Treatment Improves Quantum Dot Lasers
    10/16/2017

    One of the secrets to making tiny laser devices such as opthalmic surgery scalpels work even more efficiently is the use of tiny semiconductor particles, called quantum dots.

  3. The Optical Force Is Strong With This One
    10/5/2017

    A team of European physicists recently presented a new approach to manipulating photons flowing inside metamaterial waveguides in order to strengthen the optical force between them. The new design could someday find its way into highly-advanced optical sensors and nanomotors.

  4. LIGO Researchers Claim Nobel Prize in Physics For Gravitational Wave Observations
    10/3/2017

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017.

  5. Split-Disk Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators For Tuning Micro-Lasers
    9/21/2017

    Scientists at the Institute of Applied Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, have designed a split-disk whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonator that controls the tunability of lasers by stretching a flexible substrate.

  6. TU Wien Researchers Develop Cloaking Technology
    9/14/2017

    Researchers at TU Wien (Vienna) have developed a type of cloaking technology that renders opaque materials invisible by letting the flow of light pass through the medium unperturbed.

  7. Scientists Create Nanophotonic Device For Enhanced Single Cell-Based Sensing
    8/31/2017

    Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have successfully demonstrated a fully-integrated nanoscale photonic device that can analyze a single fluorescent bacterial cell. Such a unique system could result in the creation of on-chip sensors with the capability of analyzing cells and chemicals in real-time.

  8. BEA Lasers Announces The Newly Designed GPL Series Lasers
    8/31/2017

    The GPL series laser diode module system is best suited for general purpose, medium-duty applications

  9. Clamping Down on Causality By Probing Laser Cavities
    8/29/2017

    Since the realization of the first laser cavity countless questions have been asked for which laser light has provided the answer. Numerous questions have also been posed in an effort to improve on our abilities to produce lasers with various performance specifications and wavelengths.

  10. 'Optical Wells' For Photonic Bose-Einstein Condensate Enable Quantum Computing
    8/17/2017

    Researchers at the Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Bonn have devised a highly low-loss structure where photonic Bose-Einstein condensate flow through and in between so-called optical hollows or wells. This first-of-its kind structure could become an integral component in future quantum circuits.