News tagged with precision engineering

New diamond laser 20 times more powerful

Researchers from the MQ Photonics Research Centre joined with fiber laser experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering in Jena, Germany to demonstrate a diamond laser 20 times more powerful ...

dateAug 13, 2015 in Optics & Photonics
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Bringing color to solar facades

Until now, designers of buildings have no choice but to use black or bluish-gray colored solar panels. With the help of thin-film technologies, researchers have now been able to turn solar cells into colorful creations.

dateJul 01, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Manmade 'wall of wind' used to test construction

A Category 5 hurricane is a monster of a storm that most people would want to avoid. But, civil engineer Arindam Chowdhury actually recreates those monster hurricane force winds in hopes of helping people better prepare for ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Engineering
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