The long view on lasers
- Optics. Lewotsky, Kristin // Laser Focus World;Dec95, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p39
Presents several news briefs on optical areas. Zygo Corporation's record results for first quarter of fiscal year 1996; Zygo's announcement of stock offering plans; Teledyne Brown, Utilase Systems and SDL Incorporated developing a high-powered diode-laser system; Companies supported by Advanced...
- Boeing-Los Alamos team develop two-stage... Klass, P.J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/14/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 20, p113
Reports that a Boeing Aerospace-Los Alamos National Laboratory team has developed a novel two-stage, radio frequency-driven free-electron laser (FEL) for the new Strategic Defense Initiative FEL demonstration facility in White Sands, N.M. Another contender is an induction-type FEL proposed by...
- Los Alamos free electron laser altered for higher-power tests. Foley, T.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/13/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p88
Discusses the free electron laser at Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is being reconfigured for tests with a brighter, higher-current beam incorporating a photoelectric injector. The High Brightness Accelerator Free Electron Laser (Hibaf) experiment begins in April. Goals; Operation.
- Advances in induction-type FEL add to its antimissile potential. Henderson, B.W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 19, p81
Discusses several key advances made in the induction type of free electron laser (FEL) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that add to the FEL's potential as a strategic defense weapon and increase its flexibility and safety. Major components and operation; FEL program and design...
- U.S., Soviet scientists propose system to monitor laser Asats. Foley, T.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/15/89, Vol. 130 Issue 20, p31
Discusses a proposal by US and Soviet scientists to monitor the firing of high-power lasers into space by putting simple detection devices near selected sites in each country to detect ground-based lasers capable of serving as anti-satellite weapons. Proposal; Joint effort urgings; Other means...
- Lasers highlight policy blindspots. Fridling, B.E. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug1988, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p36
Discusses the wide uses of lasers, and how they can blind people. Fighting for international limits on the use of blinding lasers in warfare.
- Lasers in dentistry: The future is here now. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Sep92, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1
Comments on how laser technology promises to be less painful, less invasive and more precise than conventional dental surgery. Other medical uses of lasers; Estimates on the number of dentists worldwide who have acquired lasers; Treatment of periodontal disease; Light Amplification by Stimulated...
- Laser sheds new light on case. Stansley, Joseph // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Dec94, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p9
Reports on the use of Laser light in photography to indicate the speed at which a motorcycle was travelling at the time of its collision in New Jersey.
- Laser treatment to go: Outpatient uses of .. Farley, D. // FDA Consumer;Oct87, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p22
Laser procedures on outpatient basis--ophthalmology, healing ulcers and skin defects. Use of lasers in gynecology; description of variety of lasers--endoscope, carbon dioxide, laser, argon laser and Nd:YAG laser. INSET: The laser..