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Lasers & Sources

Hard x-ray nanoprobe facility at the National Synchroton Light Source II
A new beamline offers unprecedented imaging capabilities for x-ray microscopy.
A numerical simulation approach includes optical, thermal, and mechanical sub-models to investigate the mechanism for the pulse duration efficiency dependence.
21 August 2015
Aluminum gallium indium nitride materials present an emerging system for defense and security applications.
18 August 2015
Group-III nitride semiconductor materials and a unique quantum design for active regions are used to realize compact lasers that operate in an unexplored frequency range.
14 August 2015
New technology can be used to produce single-frequency lasers with output power of more than 100mW and linewidths of less than 100kHz, at wavelengths of 780, 795, and 850nm.
7 August 2015
Due to its distinctive structure, a protein from a bioluminescent jellyfish produces very bright solid-state fluorescence and constitutes a good laser gain medium.
3 August 2015
Single photon lidar promising for 3D digital elevation scanning
US Geological Survey expects Sigma Space approach to deliver first high-resolution 3D map of USA and earth.
2 September 2015
Mitsubishi Electric supplying Doppler Lidars to Hong Kong Airport
First Japanese company to supply Terminal Doppler Lidars outside of Japan for predicting wind behavior.
2 September 2015
Photonics Ireland unveils 'action plan'
Education minister calls for more than 100 PhD students to be trained in photonics by 2020 at Cork launch event.
2 September 2015
Canon develops aberration-reducing optical element
L-Series lens first to feature Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics, for “higher Level” of chromatic aberration correction to boost image quality.
1 September 2015
Alexander Oraevsky: Optoacoustic imaging overcomes challenge of scattering in tissue

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1 September 2015