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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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How does an experiment at LIGO actually work?

Gravitational waves are mysterious ripples in the fabric of space and time that travel across our universe at the speed of light. Predicted by Einstein exactly 100 years ago, a number of experiments have been searching for ...

dateFeb 11, 2016 in Astronomy
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