Lasers

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Argonne National Laboratory have collaborated to design, build, and test two devices, called superconducting undulators, which could make X-ray free-...
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
9:57am
6.22.2017
An international team of scientists has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus particle on the atomic level.
by Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
9:54am
6.20.2017
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“Volumetric” imaging method reveals chemical content; might lead to systems that eliminate need to draw blood for lab tests.
by Emil Venere, Purdue University
1:32pm
4.28.2017
International research team creates hybrid material with a fascinating structure.
by Kiel University
10:53am
3.29.2017
Such a device opens the door to many applications in which microwave radiation with minimal dissipation is key; for example, in controlling qubits in a scalable quantum computer.
by Delft University of Technology
12:31pm
3.3.2017
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Engineers have developed a material that could reduce signal losses in photonic devices. The advance has the potential to boost the efficiency of various light-based technologies including fiber optic communication systems, lasers, and photovoltaics.
by UC San Diego
11:03am
2.21.2017
A new bilayer material, with each layer measuring less than one nanometer in thickness, someday could lead to more efficient and versatile light emission.
by University of Kansas
4:55pm
2.15.2017
Researchers explore micro-bubbles and frequency combs as “optical rulers.”
by Mark Daly, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
11:16am
1.30.2017
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Researchers have demonstrated the world’s first laser based on an unconventional wave physics phenomenon called bound states in the continuum. The technology could revolutionize the development of surface lasers, making them more compact and energy-...
by UC San Diego
12:04pm
1.13.2017
Fiber-reinforced plastics are frequently used in the aeronautic and automobile industry. However, the repair of workpieces made of these composite materials is often less profitable than exchanging the part. In order to increase the lifetime of FRP...
by Laser Zentrum Hannover
12:01pm
1.9.2017
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Researchers have developed a plasmonic nanolaser that operates at visible light frequencies and uses so-called dark lattice modes.
by Aalto University
10:35am
1.3.2017
MIT researchers present a way to make atom interferometry with Bose-Einstein condensates even more precise, by eliminating a source of error endemic to earlier designs.
by MIT
11:15am
12.28.2016
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Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Universität Hannover developed novel membranes, whose selectivity can be switched dynamically with the help of light.
by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
9:58am
12.28.2016
Physicists have discovered that basic concepts such as "hot" or "cold" apply to any system, even those far from equilibrium. Challenging established wisdom, the findings could possibly inform the design of future microelectronic devices and help...
by Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona
10:21am
12.27.2016
Until now, if scientists wanted to study blood cells, algae, or bacteria under a microscope, they had to mount these cells on a substrate such as a glass slide.
by Bielefeld University
11:33am
12.14.2016
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Recent studies are expected to significantly impact the fundamental modulation bandwidth of transistors and the laser operation for energy-efficient high speed data transfer in optical and 5G wireless communications.
by Rick Kubetz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:02am
12.5.2016
Terahertz technology has the potential to enable new applications.
by DESY
4:28pm
11.22.2016
Scientists’ enhancement adds time element to super-resolution microscopy.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
9:58am
11.18.2016
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