short-pulse laser

short-pulse laser

[′shȯrt ¦pəls ′lā·zər]
(optics)
A laser designed to generate a pulse of light lasting on the order of nanoseconds or less, and having very high power, such as by Q switching or mode-locking.
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The company makes its low-temperature-grown indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) semiconductor material in-house and shines a short-pulse laser into the semiconductor, which has a small antenna on top to produce terahertz waves.
The university of southampton has a requirement to procure a high precision ultrafast short-pulse laser system for laser-machining and processing of glasses and transparent materials.
Nanolabz develops and fabricates smart nano-engineered targets for the short-pulse laser Rand D sector.
For example, the notion in homeland security or urban warfare of a hovering UAV that could use something like a short-pulse laser system to map in 3D an urban environment, so you have coordinates not only in X, Y and Z, but in X prime, Y prime and Z prime for the 10th floor of a building, the third window in.
To avoid the problems, the scientists inserted a 1-millimeter-long gold cone with an opening angle of 60 degrees into the shell to keep the propagation path of the short-pulse laser free from the plasma that forms around the imploding shell, according to the Nature.
The manufacturer of an early short-pulse laser sold its creation under the name Satori--a word from the Zen religion meaning sudden enlightenment.
LLE is home to the OMEGA laser, which is the second most powerful ultraviolet fusion laser in the world, and the OMEGA EP (Extended Performance) laser, a high-intensity, high-energy, short-pulse laser, and serves as the principal laser research facility for three national laboratories.
Within this amount, $2,500,000 is provided for the continued development of an ultra short-pulse petawatt laser at the University of Texas; and $2,000,000 is provided to continue short-pulse laser development and research at the University of Nevada-Reno.
The National Ignition Facilitys Advanced Radiographic Capability is the worlds highest-energy short-pulse laser, and takes high resolution X-ray images at very high speeds and brightness under experimental conditions tiny movies that are relevant to understanding the operation of modern nuclear weapons.
Within this amount, $2,500,000 is provided for continued development of an ultra-short-pulse petawatt laser at the University of Texas; and $2,500,000 is provided to continue short-pulse laser development and research at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Contract Notice: The University has a requirement for an amplified mode-locked short-pulse laser system with parametric amplifier.
The conference agreement includes $35,450,000 for the Laboratory for Laser Energetics at the University of Rochester, an increase of $2,000,000 over the budget request, to be used for development of critical short-pulse laser technologies that should be extensible to producing very high power laser capability on the National Ignition Facility as well as existing large fusion research lasers like Omega.