Article - 15 Oct 2007
THis article discusses the differences between dye, fiber hosted, semiconductor, solid-state and free electron lasers.
News - 22 Jul 2010
Laser Marking Technologies, developer of advanced fiber laser marking systems, has displayed a new laser marking system, the COBALT DOMINATOR, at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS)...
Article - 16 May 2013
Ytterbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Yb:YAG) laser is one of the most promising laser-active materials that are more suitable for diode-pumping than the traditional Nd-doped systems.
News - 14 Sep 2016
Scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) found a way to compress ultrashort laser pulses, increasing its peak power to half a terawatt – which is equivalent to the output of hundreds of nuclear...
News - 16 Jun 2015
Scientists have developed a new method of fabricating true crystalline fiber waveguides (CFWs) using yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) and other materials with similar structures using adhesive-free...
News - 15 Sep 2012
Hypodermic needles are used worldwide in the process of administering immunization drugs to children and to control influenza.
The hypodermic needles, though found to be painful, are still...
News - 1 Oct 2007
A new kind of efficient, solar-powered laser has been developed by researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, in Japan. They hope to use the laser to help them realize their goal of developing...
Article - 12 Feb 2020
There are many different components within lasers that enable them to function effectively, and many of these parts can be made from a choice of materials. One key component is the active laser...
News - 31 Jan 2009
To most people, the word "ceramics," refers to opaque clay flower pots or translucent porcelain tea cups. But not all ceramics block or scatter light. Gary L. Messing, distinguished...
Article - 12 Mar 2019
Optical tweezers are a top-end research tool that employ a highly focused laser beam to trap and manipulate incredibly small particles.