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The Quantum Flagship – expanding European scientific research

The Quantum Flagship, a new €1bn initiative spanning the course of the next 10 years, has now officially launched. The Quantum Flagship aims to push Europe to the forefront of quantum research collating over 5000 European researchers in academia and industry, and Laser Quantum’s product development has been able to contribute to one of the […]


November 28th, 2018 | Applications, Top Stories

New Optical Trapping animation video

A brand-new Laser Quantum animation video has just been released, highlighting the features and benefits of the Laser Quantum opus 1064 CW laser to improve your results in optical trapping. Find out more by watching the video below: The opus 1064 provides excellent pointing and high power stability for predictable, repeatable positioning, producing up to […]


November 7th, 2018 | Top Stories, Videos

New cancer detection techniques via microscope

Oxford Nanoimaging, a UK-based super-resolution imaging company, has showcased a groundbreaking new desktop microscope which allows scientists to see individual molecules in living cells. Their super-resolution microscope can measure molecules as close as 20 nanometers apart; by comparison, a sheet of paper is around 100,000 nm in thickness. ONI hopes to use this imaging technique […]


October 23rd, 2018 | Applications, Top Stories, Videos

Novanta video – We deliver innovations that matter

Since 2016, Laser Quantum has been a part of Novanta, a technology partner to medical and advanced industrial OEMs, providing expertise in photonics, vision and precision motion technologies. Novanta has just released a new video showcasing breakthrough innovations within these fields. The technology and applications that make these possible include: fine material processing, life science […]


September 10th, 2018 | Company News, Top Stories, Videos

Queen’s Award Enterprise winner 2017

Laser Quantum has today been announced as a 2017 Queen’s Award Enterprise winner, the UK’s most prestigious business award. The announcement was made today, 21st April, on Her Majesty’s birthday and is given as recognition to the company for its outstanding results in innovation, international trade and sustainable development. The outstanding achievement of Laser Quantum [...]
April 21st, 2017 | Company News, Top Stories

Winner: Cheshire Exporter Award 2016/17

Last week, the world-class products and highly motivated staff of Laser Quantum were recognised by being awarded ‘Cheshire exporter of the year 2017’ at the High Sheriff Awards ceremony. The judging committee recognised the success our business has had with our continuous wave and ultrafast lasers across the globe and our ever-growing export market, which [...]
March 30th, 2017 | Company News, Top Stories

OPCPA – An explanation and an animation

Laser pulse amplification has for a long time relied upon multi-pass concepts through inverted gain media with limited bandwidth. This concept allows high energy pulses, but due to band narrowing effects and thermal load, the pulses have a long duration and low repetition rates. Optical parametric chirped pulsed amplification has the advantage of a single [...]
March 8th, 2017 | Applications, Top Stories

Video launch! The gem vs. the wacker plate

The gem is a compact laser from our continuous wave range; it has been faced with a number of challenges over the previous months to demonstrate its robustness and reliability. After battling with (and winning against) a Range Rover, gravity and Arctic conditions, the gem is being put through its paces yet again. This time [...]
January 10th, 2017 | Company News, Top Stories, 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

The gem laser vs. gravity

The second in the series of our robust laser videos is available now! This time, the gem faces the force of gravity when it is dropped 20 metres high from a drone, but how will the gem perform afterwards? Will it still deliver specification? Watch the video below to find out. The series continues to [...]
September 14th, 2016 | Company News, Top Stories, Videos

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