Valerie C. Coffey
In the R&D lab, new materials, improved performance and higher power levels are expanding opportunities for ultrashort-pulse lasers. And industrial suppliers are pushing the envelope toward ever-shorter and more stable pulses, extending micromachining into previously untapped segments.
William T. Silfvast
An enthusiastic recounting of the early days of the helium cadmium laser—a twisting path with many characters that started at the University of Utah.
Peter D. Dragic and John Ballato
An elegant, century-old mathematical relationship, tying the physical properties of a multicomponent glass to those of its chemical components, still provides a powerful tool in designing materials for fiber lasers and other applications.
Stephen R. Wilk
Patricia Daukantas, Valerie Coffey, Sarah Michaud and Stewart Wills