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Laser Quantum raises money for local charity through company bake sale

On 28th October, in celebration of Halloween, Laser Quantum held a ‘bake-off’ style competition between staff members to raise money for local charity, Wood Street Mission. Our members of staff impressed us with their baking skills, creating spooky cakes that not only looked great, but tasted great too. Our expert judges (Directors Steve Lane and [...]
November 21st, 2016 | Company News

Ultrafast laser advances

In a recent article published by Electro Optics, advances in ultrafast laser technology are explored. With a growing market demand for ultrafast systems that provide both high peak powers and high repetition rates, manufacturers are faced with the challenge of achieving both whilst still maintaining short pulse durations. In order to overcome this factor, here at […]

November 17th, 2016 | Applications, Company News

The unstoppable gem

We ran one over, we dropped one from a drone, but what will happen when we freeze the gem laser in a block of ice? The latest in the series of our robust laser videos is now here, demonstrating just how robust and reliable the gem laser, and all our other lasers, really are. Watch [...]
November 15th, 2016 | Company News, Videos

The gem laser vs. the Arctic

What happens when you combine a gem laser, a bucket of water and a freezer? Here, at Laser Quantum, we tried it out and froze the laser in a block of ice in order to bring you the next in the series of our robust laser videos! How will the gem perform after facing Arctic [...]
November 9th, 2016 | Company News, Top Stories, Videos

Product of the month: opus 660

The opus 660 laser has proved ideal for imaging living cells and tissue using the STimulated Emission Depletion (STED) microscopy technique, with the only commercially available 1.5 W high power 660 nm beam, the opus 660 is able to create the STED de-excitation needed to create a sharp undepleted fluorescent image. By controlling the red STED laser […]

November 2nd, 2016 | Company News

Could life exist beyond planet Earth?

Today is Halloween, and what better way to celebrate then with a spooky story from out of space. Discoveries have recently been made by a group of astronomers which indicate that life could exist on other planets. The researchers have been watching 2.5 million stars, of which 234 have been giving off “strange modulations”, suggesting […]

October 31st, 2016 | Company News

Understanding mechanisms underlying the neural processes by flyception

Dr.Takeo Katsuki, an assistant project scientist at the Kavli Institute at the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Dhruv Grover, assistant project scientist, and Dr. Ralph J. Greenspan, in whose lab they all work, have developed a project to further investigate neural processes in flies. There are deep parallels between flies, vertebrates and even humans […]

October 20th, 2016 | Applications, Company News

Product of the month: taccor comb

The taccor comb, Laser Quantum’s first complete frequency comb system, is an extension to the taccor range of 1 GHz lasers. The comb comprises a powerful 1 GHz turn-key Ti:Sapphire laser and a matched dispersion compensation module, super-continuum generation and ultra-stable f-to-2f interferometer all in a single sealed and ultra-stable housing. The taccor comb is fully […]

October 13th, 2016 | Applications, Company News

Europhoton talks

Download the latest presentations on OPCPA and NOPO written by our Laser Quantum experts. At the end of August, Laser Quantum exhibited at the Europhoton conference in Vienna, where Dr. Thomas Binhammer and Dr. Alexander Pape presented talks on the following topics: Ultrafast wavelength tuning and scaling properties of a Non-collinear Optical Parametric Oscillator (NOPO) […]

Photonex Coventry

Photonex, the UK’s largest photonics and light conference, is taking place between 12 – 13 October at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. The event combines industry experts and researchers with the world leading companies to strengthen business relationships and further technology. Our distributer, Photonic Solutions, will be showcasing the ventus 473 CW laser: ideal for Raman [...]
October 4th, 2016 | Company News, Events