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Lasers & Sources
Clean boron fusion using extreme laser pulses
A laser-driven technique to ignite hydrogen-boron fuel offers the possibility of nuclear fusion for clean, sustainable energy generation.
High-power solid-state terahertz sources
Schottky diode-based multipliers are a key technology for high-power terahertz solid-state sources.
28 July 2015
Coherent phonon generation in optomechanical crystals
A self-pulsing approach is used to modulate radiation pressure and achieve robust phonon lasing.
20 July 2015
Removing space debris
Combining technologies from cosmic ray and laser physics can sweep space junk.
16 July 2015
A superconducting photon-counting receiver for optical communication from the Moon
A two-way laser link between terminals on the ground and in lunar orbit used superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors to enable the highest recorded data error-free rates from the Moon.
9 July 2015
Single-frequency fiber lasers using rare-earth-doped silica
Commercial silica fibers doped with ytterbium and erbium achieve sufficient gain to enable fabrication of distributed Bragg reflector single-frequency fiber lasers.
25 June 2015
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Ribbon cores promise power boost for fiber lasers
Lawrence Livermore team's oblong-patterned photonic crystal fibers look set to help pulsed applications first.
31 July 2015
IPG Photonics reports Q2 revenue growth of 22%
Record sales of $235m due to strength in materials processing and high power laser sales.
30 July 2015
Osram Q3 sales show 'continued profit performance'
Earnings margin up to 9.5%; revenue up 12%; carve-out of lamps business set for spring 2016.
29 July 2015
Laser and chemical analysis could cut historic stone theft
Research project at Loughborough, UK, uses LIBS to identify heritage materials.
28 July 2015
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Conflict minerals reporting challenges U.S. companies and their suppliers
Jerome Faist: Frequency combs enable QCL-based spectrometers
Plenaries and Hot Topics from SPIE Photonics West include Nobel laureates
Volker Sorger: Plasmonics enables more efficient silicon photonics
Vice president announces new photonics manufacturing center in New York
27 July 2015
With A 3D-printed Instrument, This Musician Is Composing The Future
11 Planes Struck by Lasers Approaching Newark Airport
Facebook Will Use These Lasers To Beam Internet From The Sky
Superfast Lasers Create A Hologram You Can Touch
Using Ultrafast Lasers To Look For Earth-like Worlds
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SPIE Optics + Photonics topics range from the nanoscale to the outermost cosmos
SPIE joins 252 groups and business leaders across the country in call to action for ‘American Innovation Imperative’
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