Article - 3 Sep 2015
Laser beam profiling can prove to be a valuable practice when incorporated into the laser’s planned, corrective or preventative maintenance routines.
Article - 15 Oct 2007
THis article discusses the differences between dye, fiber hosted, semiconductor, solid-state and free electron lasers.
Article - 11 Feb 2020
The staple of high-powered lasers was established in 1996 when the method of chirped-pulse amplification was used to create the world's first petawatt pulse with the Nova laser. Scientists have since...
Article - 17 May 2013
Holmium YAG laser is a solid state laser, where YAG (Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) crystals are doped with rare-earth holmium. The first experiments with doping the YAG laser with holmium were carried out...
Article - 13 May 2013
The deuterium fluoride (DF) laser is a chemical laser formed by a mixture of fluorine and deuterium gas under controlled conditions. The wavelength of light produced by DF laser is longer than that of...
Article - 4 Jan 2013
In this interview, AZoOptics talks to Dr Mark Greenwood, Managing Director of JK Lasers, about their technology and the applications of their industrial laser products.
Article - 14 Oct 2007
This article discusses the applications and capabilities of chemical and gas lasers.
Article - 19 Oct 2021
Scientists have successfully created a platform where vertical-cavity lasers combine to act together as a single laser. The groundbreaking research has resulted in developing a robust and highly...
Article - 28 Jan 2020
The free-electron laser has been around since 1971 and has slightly different operating mechanisms to other lasers.
Article - 27 Jan 2020
From its limited beginnings, 3D printing or additive manufacturing has found applications across numerous industries and business sectors.