Article - 10 May 2013
The argon laser is a unique gas laser, as it uses a noble gas (argon) as the active medium. It is commonly referred to as argon ion laser.
Article - 9 May 2013
Neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) is a crystal that is commonly used as a lasing medium for solid-state lasers.
Article - 7 May 2013
A ruby-laser is a solid-state laser that employs a synthetic ruby crystal as its gain medium. The first ruby laser was developed by Theodore H. "Ted" Maiman at Hughes Research Laboratories in 1960.
Article - 4 Apr 2013
The instrument transfer function (ITF) is one of the approaches used for characterizing a system. The ITF defines system response based on the frequency content of an input signal.
Article - 16 Mar 2013
Microchannel plates are solid state detectors that are made up of parallel arrays of tiny single channel electron multipliers.
Article - 27 Feb 2013
Dr. Nigel Farrar, Vice President of EUV Strategic Marketing at Cymer, Inc. talks to AZoOptics about Lithography Light Source Technology.
Article - 23 Jan 2013
Resolution limits owing to light diffraction have always been a major problem in analysing microscopic images.
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 - 2 Jan 2013
IBM is the first to introduce silicon nanophotonics technology that integrates optical and electrical components on a single silicon chip.
Article - 3 Dec 2012
In this interview, Adam Brierley, Director of Brinell Vision, talks to AZoOptics about their thin-film filter and filter glass products, and their capabilities in the field of laser safety.