Finally, a Contact Lens That Actually Beams Lasers From Your Eyes

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert – cover image source Scientists have created an ultrathin, flexible film that can emit laser light – and successfully … Continue reading Finally, a Contact Lens That Actually Beams Lasers From Your Eyes

The Navy Wants a Laser to Blow Drones Out of the Sky

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Bloomberg ^^Click to view media^^ The laser weapon, once a fanciful notion that was strictly the domain of Hollywood, … Continue reading The Navy Wants a Laser to Blow Drones Out of the Sky

Scientists achieve high power with new smaller laser

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The first high-powered, randomly polarized laser beam with a ‘Q switch’ laser. … Continue reading Scientists achieve high power with new smaller laser

The Army successfully tested a laser gun on an Apache helicopter

An Apache helicopter just successfully honed in on and hit an unmanned target with a laser gun, according to a press release from Raytheon, the weapon’s manufacturer. It was the … Continue reading The Army successfully tested a laser gun on an Apache helicopter

Straight Out of ‘Star Wars’: This ‘Death Star’ Laser Actually Works

The “super” laser brings together the power of multiple laser beams directed into a single intense output using an ultra-pure diamond crystal at the point of convergence. Credit: Macquarie University … Continue reading Straight Out of ‘Star Wars’: This ‘Death Star’ Laser Actually Works

Research team develops technique to control laser polarization electronically, with no moving parts

Artist’s depiction of the laser polarization metasurface that can tune the laser’s polarization state purely electronically, without any moving parts. Credit: Nicoletta Barolini/UCLA A research team led by UCLA electrical … Continue reading Research team develops technique to control laser polarization electronically, with no moving parts