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A laser look at ultra-thin layers

From the coating of electronic or pharmaceutical products to thin plastic films – a new technique developed by TU Wien enables coating processes to be quality controlled in real time.

dateApr 22, 2016 in General Physics
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Laser beams with a 'twist'

(University of the Witwatersrand) Using geometric phase inside lasers for the first time, researchers find a way to change the orbital angular momentum of laser beams.

dateMar 15, 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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