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Fiber lasers overcome manufacturing defects

A team of researchers from Singapore has designed the first electrically driven topological laser system. Such a fiber laser can efficiently overcome manufacturing imperfections as well as corners due to the application of topologically protected photonic modes. It should be noted that in the 1980s, the researchers discovered that electrons flowing in certain materials had...

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Trade tariffs on the U.S. fiber laser systems

2019 has become a remarkable year in most fields of industry, containing fiber lasers. The thing is that trade tariffs of laser systems between the U.S. and China led to much of this uncertainty as well as various challenges such as having a negative influence on both the U.S. and China economies and a decline...

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Ultrafast laser systems with an average power of 318 W

A ytterbium laser with thirtyfold compression by a gas-filled hollow-core fiber emits three-optical-cycle (10 fs) laser beam pulses, adding up to 318 W average power. The operating principle of such ultrafast laser systems is based on laser beam pulses of just a few optical cycles in length interwork with a matter in unique ways, for...

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Weapons based on fiber laser technology transform defense and offense

Military weapons based on fiber laser technology are considered to be agile, they have virtually infinite ammunition, enabling to take down different targets. Nonetheless, as fiber technology transforms, so modern military actions also change requiring advanced fiber laser weapons for everyday defense. It should be noted that drones present a prominent security threat to military...

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Ultrashort pulsed laser based on quantum physics

Recently a group of researchers consisted of five countries has presented a new theory, called the coherent master equation that studies the behavior of ultrashort pulsed lasers based on fast materials and highlights its effects of quantum coherence. To be more precise, the quantum coherence of the pulsed laser is considered to be “the ability...

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Fiber lasers produce nonlinear effects in amorphous materials

A new fiber laser technology for the production of second-order nonlinear effects in materials that usually do not support them may result in new options for forming these effects for optical computers, high-speed data processors, and bioimaging. Thus, a team of researchers from Georgia demonstrates a technique, based on red fiber laser to produce the...

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Noncontact laser system for safe tissue imaging

Traditional ultrasound imaging has been replaced by an alternative based on laser technology that does not need for body contact and can be utilized on patients who may not stand a probe on their body, for instance, burn patients or patients with sensitive skin as well as infants. Safe tissue imaging has been performed by...

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Medical application of fiber laser systems

More than 40 years have passed since the development of the first laser system, but this was enough to make quantum electronics one of the leading areas of science and technology. Numerous improvements of lasers and their application make it possible to obtain fundamentally new results in information systems and communications, in biology and medicine,...

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High-performance laser systems and molecular vibrations

Lasers are universal tools that nowadays find numerous applications from entertaining our cats to encryption coding communications. Nevertheless, conventional laser systems can be energy-intensive, herein, the majority of them are made employing toxic materials, for instance, arsenic and gallium. Thus, it is necessary to find new materials and technologies to make fiber lasers more sustainable....

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Fiber laser systems for material processing demonstrate their efficiency

Fiber lasers are often used in a combination with direct-diode laser systems. Herewith, a fiber laser contains an optical fiber that is an end- or side-pumped while a direct-diode laser system includes a non-gain optical fiber that is simply filled with light that is produced from numerous laser beam diodes connected to the fiber. It...