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Lasers & Sources

High-precision optics enable LIGO's new view of the universe

The first detection of a gravitational wave depended on large surfaces with excellent flatness, combined with low microroughness and the ability to mitigate environmental noise.

A simple and robust core-pumped ytterbium-doped fiber amplifier enables efficient stimulated Brillouin scattering mitigation and excellent beam quality.
26 April 2016
Microspherical whispering gallery mode resonators provide a simpler, cheaper, and more compact laser source for emission in the continuous-wave regime at all visible wavelengths.
22 April 2016
Combining a plasmonic photomixer with a novel two-section digital distributed feedback laser diode enables generation of high-power, wavelength-tunable terahertz radiation at room temperature.
19 April 2016
Improved understanding of the origin of mode instabilities enables engineering of ytterbium-doped fibers for high-power laser applications.
18 April 2016
New material architectures and electrode surface topographies are used in high-power batteries to improve battery lifetime and cell stability.
8 April 2016
IPG slides from record high
Market reacts negatively to latest results from the fiber laser giant, knocking 15% off stock value.
29 April 2016
Philips Photonics team wins AKL innovation award for VCSEL arrays
Biannual gong goes to Aachen group’s development of semiconductor laser technology for thermal processing.
28 April 2016
MKS: Newport deal set to complete imminently
Dennis Werth lined up for leadership role, with current Newport CEO offered post on the MKS board of directors.
27 April 2016
European Research Council splashes €4m on photonics projects
Two grants have been awarded to biological imaging and laser material research projects in Germany.
27 April 2016
Peter Kazansky: Nanostructures in glass will store data for billions of years