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.
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the fibre-based amplification of mid-infrared diode lasers in the 2.78 µm wavelength range.
Researchers have successfully fabricated a silica optical fiber derived from yttrium-aluminum-garnet (YAG) crystals, demonstrating superior output power and optical-to-optical conversion efficiency in linearly polarized single-frequency fiber lasers (LPSFFLs).
Utilizing an optoacoustic technique, researchers successfully determined the maximum temperature at the end of an irradiation with a single microsecond laser pulse.
Photolithography is a process that has transformed various industries, from semiconductors to biotechnology, in unprecedented ways.
The experiment involved using a special type of laser called an all-fiber self-Q-switched Er/Yb laser to generate an ultra-flat supercontinuum. The laser was designed to produce short bursts of light called pulses.
Researchers have achieved a groundbreaking advancement in the field of ultraefficient on-chip supercontinuum generation, paving the way for the development of portable and mechanically stable medical imaging devices, chemical sensors, and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) systems.
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