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2µm Lasers

The unique absorption properties of 2µm lasers allow them to create small and precise cuts for medical and materials processing applications

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Ultraviolet Lasers

A new generation of small, cost-effective, CW ultraviolet (UV) lasers allows more applications to move to UV wavelengths for increased power and precision.

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Why are 1µm lasers not as effective in surgical applications as 2µm lasers?

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Basics of Ultrafast Lasers

Master the fundamentals of ultrafast lasers and how to choose optics that can withstand their high powers and short pulse durations.

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LIDT for Ultrafast Lasers

The short pulse durations of ultrafast lasers make them interact with optical components differently, impacting the optic’s laser damage threshold.

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What optical materials are compatible with 2µm lasers?

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Understanding Lasers and How They're Used Every Day

Watch this video to learn all about lasers, what makes them special compared to other light sources, and how they impact our lives

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Do you have lasers that can be used to cut or mark surfaces?

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Ultraviolet Lasers – TRENDING IN OPTICS: EPISODE 2

A new generation of compact, cost-effective ultraviolet (UV) lasers is allowing more applications to benefit from the increased precision of UV wavelengths.

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Do the short pulse durations of ultrafast lasers impact the laser induced damage threshold of ultrafast optics?

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Protecting Your Lasers

Learn how to protect your laser system from damage using optical isolators and coatings designed for high laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT).

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Choosing the Right Lasers and Optics for Ultrafast Microscopy

Join us for a discussion on selecting the best ultrafast laser sources and optical components for your ultrafast microscopy system to maximize performance.

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How Group Delay Dispersion (GDD) Truly Affects Ultrafast Lasers

Join us for a discussion about GDD in ultrafast laser systems and how to choose the right ultrafast optics for your system.

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LIGHT TALK - EPISODE 4: Lasers & Optics with Kasia Sieluzycka and Nick Smith

Learn about trends in laser applications including increasing powers and decreasing pulse durations in this conversation with Kasia Sieluzycka and Nick Smith.

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Fundamentals of Lasers

Lasers can be used for a variety of applications. Learn how lasers work, different elements, and the differences between laser types at Edmund Optics.

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Characteristics of 2µm Lasers

Laser Optics for 2μm lasers require very specific types of materials such as fused silica and germanium. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Quantum Cascade Lasers

Quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) are IR lasers that utilize tens or hundreds of quantum wells to decouple the emission wavelength from the bandgap energy.

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Challenges of Specifying LIDT for CW Lasers

The LIDT of continuous wave (CW) lasers is dependent on laser power, beam diameter, and other use parameters.

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Ultrafast Lasers – The Basic Principles of Ultrafast Coherence

Advances in laser technology have made it possible to produce pulses ranging from a few femtoseconds to tens of attoseconds. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Choosing Optics for Medical Lasers

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Basics of ultrafast lasers: Part 1

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Basics of ultrafast lasers: Part 2

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Basics of ultrafast lasers: Part 3

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Creating High-Precision Glass for NIR Lasers

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The right stuff: Lasers and optics for ultrafast microscopy

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Medical applications are a surgical fit for 2 µm lasers

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Precision Optics Shape Both the Light and the Limits of High-Power Lasers (Interview)

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Attosecond extreme ultraviolet lasers demand high-precision multilayer mirrors

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Laser Spot Size

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What does the specification for polarization of a gas laser mean?

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