News - 2 Sep 2022
In a pre-proof article posted in Results in Physics, researchers demonstrated a novel design to construct 2 mm soliton lasers employing a bidirectional nonlinear polarization evolution Tm3+-doped...
News - 23 Aug 2022
This demonstration highlights the potential for RE elements to produce stable multiband lasing. While erbium and ytterbium were used in this study, other RE elements, such as thulium, holmium,...
News - 20 Apr 2021
Scientists are slowly clearing the boundary between science and art by exhibiting how to use a laser to make artistic masterpieces such that they replicate classical brushes and paints.
News - 25 Apr 2018
Researchers have demonstrated a new breakthrough, where tiny particles coated with organic dyes function as antennas to capture and convert previously missed sunlight into usable energy. This new...
Article - 19 Jul 2019
Additive manufacturing is used in several industries and is an efficient and eco-friendly alternative to conventional fabrication techniques. This article discusses lasers and how they are used in 3D...
Article - 14 May 2018
There are thousands of different types of lasers which are divided into different types according to the lasing medium they use. The most common ‘types’ of laser are gas, liquid, solid-state and...
Article - 3 Feb 2022
Photonics is a field that has seen incredibly rapid developments in the last 25 years. Modern photonics is said to have begun in the 1960s with the development of the first lasers and has the...
Article - 18 May 2013
Erbium is a chemical element belonging to the category of rare earth metals. The trivalent ion of erbium (Er3+) is often used as the dopant for a number of glass and crystal lasers.