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Lasers & Sources

ELI Beamlines now open for business

The various petawatt-class laser systems at the ELI Beamlines facility near Prague bring to fruition the Nobel-winning vision of Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland.

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Building on some notable recent success stories, the European photonics platform is anticipating a busy 2019 for innovation.

19 March 2019
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Optical tweezers and high-power lasers that rely on advances by the 2018 laureates feature widely at the Photonics West exhibition.

18 March 2019
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From Arizona to New York, and Florida to Colorado, photonics communities continue to grow in influence across the country.

12 March 2019
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With Europe's ten-year flagship research program now officially under way, and plans for a similar US effort passed by Congress, the global race to develop quantum technology has moved up a gear.

6 March 2019

Autonomous Sensors conference at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing to showcase future trends for autonomous operations.

6 March 2019
Jenoptik streamlines corporate structures
German units of the Division Light & Optics bundled; company also presents latest developments at this week's LASER China.
19 March 2019
Multi-wavelength additive manufacturing produces multi-material items
University of Wisconsin-Madison develops optical platform able to solidify different resins in one component.
18 March 2019
New wavemeter promises enhanced sensors and comms networks
University of St Andrews improves existing methods of using speckle to measure wavelength.
15 March 2019
Photoacoustics powers light-activated micropump
University of Houston project could open up new uses for microfluidic technology.
13 March 2019
 
Arseniy Kuznetsov: Building flat optics and lasers with nanoantennas