News tagged with laser energy

A sharper focus for plasmonic lasers

Lasers have become indispensable to modern life since they were invented more than fifty years ago. The ability to generate and amplify light waves into a coherent, monochromatic and well-focused beam has yielded applications ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Jena laser system sets another world record

POLARIS is the world's most powerful fully diode-pumped laser system, which produces the world's highest-performing laser pulses. A team of physicists under the leadership of Prof. Dr Malte Kaluza at the Institute of Optics ...

dateFeb 19, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Squeezed quantum cats

ETH professor Jonathan Home and his colleagues reach deep into their bag of tricks to create so-called 'squeezed Schrödinger cats.' These quantum systems could be extremely useful for future technologies.

dateMay 26, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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