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Terahertz Sources: Advanced Guide
Terahertz Sources: Advanced Guide
Definition and Scope of Terahertz Sources and Radiation (0.1 THz to 10 THz): Terahertz (THz) radiation, occupying the electromagnetic spectrum between microwaves and infrared light, encompasses frequencies ...
Technology Behind Barcode Scanners
Technology Behind Barcode Scanners
One of the many gifts that technological innovation within the last century has given us is the creation of the barcode. They often serve as the bridge between physical and online content. The partnership ...
Supercontinuum Lasers: Discovery and Applications
Supercontinuum Lasers: Discovery and Applications
Introduction Supercontinuum lasers are a special type of lasers that emit an extremely wide and continuous spectrum of light. When they were first invented, these lasers were known as the “white-light” ...
Laser Drilling: Principles and Applications
Laser Drilling: Principles and Applications
Laser drilling has found many applications in precision machining, microelectronics, chip fabrication, tablet drilling, and dentistry. The high aspect ratio of this process and its non-contact nature ...
Laser Interferometers Detect Gravitational Waves
Laser Interferometers Detect Gravitational Waves
Talking to one another or throwing a rock in a still pond will create waves that affect the mass around the epicenter, creating peaks and troughs. Similar to sound or water waves, gravitational waves are ...
Deformable Mirrors and “Fake” Stars in Space Photography
Deformable Mirrors and “Fake” Stars in Space Photography
Why do We Need Deformable Mirrors? Deformable mirrors are specialty mirrors that are capable of deforming their reflective surface and thus achieve wavefront correction of optical aberrations. In astronomy ...
Laser Welding: A Brief Introductory Guide
Laser Welding: A Brief Introductory Guide
In this blog post we will provide a brief introductory guide to laser welding. If you ever wondered what welding is, how lasers fuse materials, what industries use laser welding and more, this introductory ...
Artificial Vision as it Relates to Robotics and Object Tracking
Artificial Vision as it Relates to Robotics and Object Tracking
Today’s blog post is sponsored by DataRay – Advancing the technology of laser beam analysis since 1988 The world of machine learning and artificial intelligence is an evolving field. How close ...
Lasers In Dental Surgeries: A Replacement for Drills?
Lasers In Dental Surgeries: A Replacement for Drills?
When having a dentist appointment, drills, brushes, and x-rays are all things that come to mind. Lasers, however, are not the number one apparatus thought of when sitting back in the chair. This is because ...
Laser Levels used in Construction and Landscaping
Laser Levels used in Construction and Landscaping
Today’s blog post is sponsored by RPMC Lasers – leading laser distributor in the US, focused on industrial, medical, life science, and defense markets One of the benefits of lasers are their versatility. ...