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Lasers & Sources

Femtosecond laser creates ‘programmable’ optical qubits in silicon

June 18, 2024
In this Q&A, Kaushalya Jhuria, a postdoctoral scholar at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), shares details about her team’s recent demonstration of a method...


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Test & Measurement

U.S. Naval Research Lab explores cold-atom quantum inertial sensors for navigation

June 17, 2024
A high-performance cold-atom quantum interferometer mitigates a scattered light issue and may significantly enhance military inertial navigation systems.
Bio&Life Sciences

Crystal ribcage opens black box of a functioning lung to optical imaging

June 14, 2024
A transparent ‘crystal’ ribcage enables first real-time, high-resolution optical imaging of a functioning lung from whole organ down to single-cell scales.
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Laser Processing

In-process vs. at-process monitoring in industrial laser processing

June 13, 2024
Which industrial laser processing method matches your needs?

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