infrared lasers

UCF scientist creates most efficient quantum cascade laser ever

A team of UCF researchers has produced the most efficient quantum cascade laser ever designed – and done it in a way that makes the lasers easier to…

Increasing the Productivity of Ultrafast Laser Systems

At the last UKP-Workshop: Ultrafast Laser Technology in Aachen from Fraunhofer ILT in April 2015, the participants agreed that an increase in productivity is…

Webcams offer a low-cost way to tune lasers for serious science

For many applications, lasers need to be precisely tuned to those wavelengths, and the wavelength-measuring instruments can be more expensive than the lasers…

Finding ET may require giant robotic leap

“The basic premise is that human space exploration must be highly efficient, cost effective, and autonomous as placing humans beyond low Earth orbit is fraught…

Lasers used to detect melamine in baby formula

Using infrared lasers and light spectroscopy methods, Lisa Mauer, an associate professor of food science, was able to detect melamine in baby formula at one…