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Education Engineering Scheme project with MHSG

This year, Laser Quantum has been mentoring a team of four Year 12 students from Manchester High School for Girls in the Education Engineering Scheme (EES). Anoushka, India, Cherry and Chloe took on a project set by Laser Quantum to test “The (un)reliability of screws”. Screws are a vital component of lasers, so we were […]


May 22nd, 2018 | Company News

Laser Quantum Employees run for Teenage Cancer

Laser Quantum’s employees will be taking part in the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run in order to raise money for charity on 20th May. 23 LQ employees will be running the 10 kilometre route from Portland Street to Deansgate with the goal of raising £1000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust. This is an event that Laser […]


May 18th, 2018 | Company News

vChirp – online web optics software launched

Laser Quantum has just launched an in-browser version of vChirp, an easy-to-use online software to emulate dispersion and pulse compression calculations for ultrafast experiment design. vChirp has been designed in cooperation with the Institute of Quantum Optics at Leibniz Universität, Hannover to simplify the calculation process for dispersion characteristics of a femtosecond laser pulse propagating […]


May 9th, 2018 | Company News

Laser Quantum at SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing

The SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo is currently underway, and Laser Quantum is exhibiting with a selection of continuous wave lasers including the gem, torus, opus, finesse and venteon.  Taking place between 17th – 19th April in Orlando, SPIE DCS is the key exhibition for researchers, engineers, product developers, and purchasers who specialise in […]


April 18th, 2018 | Company News

Novanta – Employee video

Since December 2016 Laser Quantum has been a part of the Novanta group, trusted technology partner to OEMs in the medical and advanced industrial technology markets, with deep proprietary expertise in photonics, vision and precision motion technologies. Novanta recently posted a video on their website where our employees talk about how they live the novanta […]


April 13th, 2018 | Company News

2018 – The year of Engineering

In recent years, there has been a focus on increasing participation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) amongst young people. This year, during The Year of Engineering, The UK Space Agency will be further supporting this campaign, with the aim to inspire interest in the STEM subjects. Over the course of the year, 7 […]


April 6th, 2018 | Company News

The first practical continuous wave maser

Physicists at Imperial College London are currently working on a new project using one of Laser Quantum’s lasers – a practical continuous wave maser. The maser (microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation) preceded the laser and has been confined to relative obscurity owing to its reliance on cryogenic refrigeration and high-vacuum systems following its […]


April 4th, 2018 | Company News

My Work Experience – Sophie

Hello, I am Sophie from Denton Community College. This week has been my work experience at Laser Quantum and I have learnt a lot so far and because this is my third day I still have a lot to go. So far I have learned about the laser types and the number the laser colours […]


March 28th, 2018 | Company News

New video: How to set up your gem laser

The fourth and final (for now) of our new “How To” video series is here, showing the ease of set-up for our gem laser range. In this video we feature the gem 660, but the gem 532 and other models follow the same steps. Please note, when setting up your laser that you always adhere […]


March 23rd, 2018 | Company News

New Video: How to set up your ventus laser

The third installment in our “How To” video series has been uploaded, a quick start guide on how to set up and use the ventus 532 laser (other ventus models also follow the same steps). This follows on from our previous how to videos, featuring both opus and torus lasers. Please note, when setting up […]


March 16th, 2018 | Company News

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