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Only 3 days to go…

With only 3 days to go, the Laser Quantum running team is at the peak of their fitness. Raring to go and ready to join the running total of over a quarter of a million people who have taken to the streets of Manchester since the event was established in 2003. The Laser Quantum competitors […]


May 7th, 2015 | Company News

The frequency comb to find ‘Earth-like’ planets

Hunting for ‘Earth-like’ planets outside of our solar system is becoming ever-more feasible with the investment and developments in frequency comb lasers. The new developments allow for greater precision and more sensitive techniques especially for astronomers investigating stars in other solar systems and the planets orbiting them. Frequency combs work by firing ultra-short pulses (a […]


May 5th, 2015 | Company News

Laser Quantum at CLEO 2015

Join Laser Quantum at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) at the San Jose McEnery Convention center, California, USA. The exhibition runs May 12 to 14 and the conference May 10 to 15. CLEO is an international forum uniting the fields of lasers and opto-electronics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology. Laser […]


May 1st, 2015 | Company News

Möbius Strip: The Light Way

A Möbius strip is a 3-Dimensional structure which has one side. It is easy to create a Möbius strip using a piece of paper, however, they are not easy to find naturally. Recently, a team of researchers have demonstrated experimentally that you can produce a Möbius strip made of polarisation states of light. This was […]


April 27th, 2015 | Company News

The electronics world dependent on lasers

Lasers are ever-increasing their presence in the electronics world; advancing the manufacturing technology and enabling miniaturisation. It is due to the laser’s precise machining that guarantees quality for microscopic structures enabling smaller electronics than conventional methods. As the laser market continues to develop, this opens new applications within electronics world. One of the key area […]


April 20th, 2015 | Company News

Brain-like computing

Computers could soon function like a human brain. New research published in Advanced Optical Materials shows the possibility of optical computers with the ability to learn. The Photonics Institute (TPI) reproduced neural networks and synapses like those in the brain, using light-sensitive glass fibres. The team simulated neural resting state before mimicking the nerve firing […]


April 17th, 2015 | Company News

Visit Laser Quantum at SPIE.DSS

Between April 20 and 24, Laser Quantum will be exhibiting at the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing (DSS) conference in the Baltimore Convention Centre, Maryland, USA. This important conference will cover the key topics of optics, imaging and sensing for defense, security, industry, health and the environment. Laser Quantum has a broad range of FAA […]


April 13th, 2015 | Company News

The Chameleon-like material sensation

Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a Chameleon-like material that can change colour when stretched. The super thin silicon, is marked with patterns of ridges to reflect light in a certain way. As the material is stretched the ridges stretch and reflect a different wavelength of light thus reflect a different colour in the process. […]


March 31st, 2015 | Company News

3-D X-ray images ‘Giant Virus’

The new developments of a unique X-ray laser has enabled the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to image an infectious virus intact. Mimivirus, the name of the ‘giant virus’ was imaged and with the ability to reconstruct 3-D structures of live samples, scientists can learn more about the virus’ origins. The experiment involves […]


March 27th, 2015 | Company News

Focus On Microscopy

Join Gregor Klatt and his colleagues at the Focus on Microscopy in Göttingen, Germany from 29th March until 1st April, 2015. Here we will be exhibiting our continuous wave lasers which are perfectly suited to the application of two-photon microscopy and super-resolution imaging such as STED Microscopy. The conference itself will have a special focus […]


March 25th, 2015 | Company News

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