July/August 2014

Tony Siegman’s Legacy of Laser Education

Patricia Daukantas

OSA remembers its 1999 President, a noted researcher and teacher, with a new summer school that will continue his ideals.

Fiber Lasers: The 2 μm Market Heats Up

Rapid gains in fiber laser technology, particularly in a key infrared wavelength band, are allowing these lasers to expand into a range of application areas.

Werner Heisenberg’s Path to Matrix Mechanics

In 1925, Werner Heisenberg—through a combination of intuition and sometimes brilliant guesswork, and strongly influenced by the previous works of Einstein, Ladenburg and Kramers—created his inchoate version of quantum mechanics.


BaySpec Inc.: We Can Make It!



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