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Tag: Lasers

Lasers that bend the laws of physics (science news).

August 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lasers that bend the laws of physics (science news).

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a new type of laser beam that doesn’t follow long-held principles about how light refracts and travels. The findings, which were published recently in Nature Photonics, could have huge implications for optical communication and laser technologies. “This new class of laser beams has unique properties that are not […]

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Lasers, Death Rays And The Long, Strange Quest For The Ultimate Weapon by Jeff Hecht (book review).

January 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lasers, Death Rays And The Long, Strange Quest For The Ultimate Weapon by Jeff Hecht (book review).

Jeff Hecht’s book, ‘Lasers, Death Rays And The Long, Strange Quest For The Ultimate Weapon’ should draw your immediate attention. After all, such weaponry is the fodder of Science Fiction or so you would think. However, military interest in such a weapon came about with the development of electricity and throwing it without a wire […]

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