Photonics Focus Magazine Vol. 1 Issue 1

January/February 2020 | Vol. 1 | Issue 1
Laser Turns Sixty

The first issue of Photonics Focus celebrates the 60th anniversary of the invention of the laser. We look back at the contributions of a laser luminary, marvel at today's laser research, and look forward to the laser capabilities of the near future.

Select articles are available online, but the complete issue is available for download as a PDF.

The US is building one of the most powerful lasers in the world that could eventually break the quantum vacuum and produce matter from nothing
Back in the Power Game
Enhancing collaboration with portable, sharable light sheet microscopes
No Library Card Needed
Violent tempests in outer space produce natural lasers
Alien Light
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