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Physicist shrinking electron-laser technology

Free electron lasers—powerful devices that can peer deep into molecular structure and the ultrafast timescales of chemistry—cost billions to build and are miles long, but an Arizona State University professor is constructing ...

dateOct 14, 2015 in General Physics
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AIMing a light across millions of kilometres

Imagine beaming a light across millions of kilometres of empty space, all the way back to Earth. ESA's proposed Asteroid Impact Mission is intended to do just that: demonstrate laser communications across an unprecedented ...

dateOct 14, 2015 in Space Exploration
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