Researchers have developed a groundbreaking compact photonic chip system that paves the way for miniaturized strontium atomic clocks. The achievement has significant implications for atomic technologies, as miniaturization could lead to a range of benefits in applications such as GPS and communication systems.
Optical resonators, sometimes referred to as optical cavities, are essential components in various modern technologies, from lasers and optical sensors to telecommunications systems. By trapping and circulating light within a defined space, these devices can amplify or manipulate light waves, resulting in a wide array of practical applications.
The field of optics has seen significant advancements in recent years, and one of the essential components driving these innovations is the air spaced waveplate. This article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of air spaced waveplates, their principles, applications, and how they differ from other waveplates.
Scientists have developed a new all-optical memory circuit that could revolutionize the way we process signals and carry out computations. This circuit is capable of storing phase information of a slowly-varying electric field. It is based on two mutually coupled lasers subject to external optical injection.
A team of researchers has recently announced the successful development of a high-efficiency, nanosecond pulsed blue laser operating at 486.1 nm for Advanced Bathymetric Lidar. They achieved this feat by utilizing a frequency quadrupled thulium-doped fiber amplifier (TDFA), marking the first time such a device has been implemented for this purpose.
Airborne lidar bathymetry, a cutting-edge technology that combines light detection and ranging (lidar) with bathymetric principles, has become an invaluable tool for mapping underwater topography.
In an exciting development, scientists from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, and several other institutions have announced a breakthrough that could grant an unprecedented level of mastery over metal 3D printing.
With so many options available on the market, it can be difficult to decide which one to pick. That’s why we’ve put together this article to help you find the best cat laser toy for your needs.
Scientists at Tsinghua University in Beijing have made a breakthrough in the field by developing a laser-actuated multi-fingered hand for dexterous manipulation of micro-objects.
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the fibre-based amplification of mid-infrared diode lasers in the 2.78 µm wavelength range.
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