New Method to Create Gamma Rays

A cloud of trapped particles converts laser energy into cascades of high energy photons

Laser Spectroscopy Offers Prospect for Dental Surgery

Use of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy on oral tissues to benefit dental treatment

Measures to Deal with Space Junk

Tracking debris in the Earth’s orbit with centimeter precision using efficient laser technology

Cutting-Edge Adaptive Optics Facility Sees First Light

MUSE resolves finer details and detects fainter stars than previously possible

World’s Highest Gain High-Power Laser Amplifier

Raman amplification in plasma lead to amplifiers that significantly exceed current power limits

Way to Cheaper Dual Frequency Combs

New technology allows to produce a complete spectrogram in less than a thousandth of a second

New Application for Selective Laser Melting

Technology could be used for obtaining new metal structures

Laser Welding: Trumpf Receives Daimler Award

Distinction for the joint development of a laser welding procedure and Industry 4.0 solutions

Preview: Laser World of Photonics China 2017

March 14 – 16
Shanghai, China

Review: 10th Laser Conference Jena

250 attendees discussed advanced laser systems technology, laser functionalization and laser-based AM