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Lasers & Sources
Quantum-dot lasers for pulse-amplitude modulation and phase-shift keying
Novel devices feature improved carrier transport and operate under higher-order modulation schemes to enable increased data transmission rates.
Laser damage resistance of optical coatings in the sub-picosecond regime
Examining the physical limitations of optical coating materials and their manufacturing processes improves the laser damage resistance of optical components.
25 July 2016
All-fiber sources for visible femtosecond pulses using resonant dispersive waves
Fully fiber-integrated femtosecond laser systems covering the visible spectrum could take advanced biomedical imaging techniques from the laboratory to real-world applications.
23 July 2016
Stability of new-generation semiconductor lasers
Global stability analysis shows that new-generation semiconductor lasers may be dynamically more stable than conventional lasers despite having more degrees of freedom.
9 July 2016
Orbital angular momentum modes from vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers
A computationally efficient theoretical approach is used to assess the performance of novel devices with directly emitting optical vortex modes.
8 July 2016
Slow light from four-wave mixing on dynamic holograms
Dynamic holograms recorded in an optical nonlinear medium allow deceleration and acceleration of light pulses in a backward-wave four-wave mixing configuration.
28 June 2016
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Ultrashort laser pulses support fiber-reinforced components
Allows more complex geometries and product integration with bonded copper layers without toxic chemicals.
21 July 2016
Laser welding of glass now ready for industry
Femtosecond laser system developed by Trumpf enables economical, high-quality glass welding,
21 July 2016
ASML boosted by extreme UV orders
Four orders for production EUV lithography systems placed in latest quarter, as TSMC reveals its plans to deploy the technology.
20 July 2016
THz systems sales to grow at 16% through 2020
Analyst Tematys reveals market drivers and which technologies suit each application.
19 July 2016
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Industrial laser testing and characterization at NIST
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Peter Kazansky: Nanostructures in glass will store data for billions of years
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Electron spin control: Levitated nanodiamond is research gem
BMW, Intel, and Mobileye Plan to Do More Than Build Self-Driving Cars
Brexit vote rattles UK and European scientists
Giant U.S. fusion laser might never achieve goal, report concludes
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Leading US defense contractors, laser companies call for a coordinated strategy to manufacture high-power lasers
In memoriam: Paul Yoder, optomechanical pioneer
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