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A laser beam's path through NASA's ICESat-2

Before beaming 300 miles to Earth's surface, bouncing off the ground and travelling another 300 miles back into space, the laser photons on NASA's Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 first have to complete ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Mini laser for real-time quality control

Good quality and precision are essential – a dictum that also applies to products from the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. While the quality of chemical products is often still being monitored manually ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Engineering
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