Tag Archives: laser

See a laser pulse flying with a femtocamera

Ok, it isn’t that easy, but the researchers from Edinburgh, England were able to see the laser light how it bounces from one mirror to another. Even when using a femtocamera that can film 1 million billion frames per second it is hard to catch the light as it flies. Instead, the researchers have sent […]

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Lasers help us discover lost cities

DNews reported recently that lasers can and have been used to discover lost cities. It takes month and even years to discover lost cities and lasers can help reduce that time at least 10x. The technology used is LIDAR, a radar for lasers, which is good for penetrating dense vegetation. In 2013 researchers used LIDAR […]

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Learn about lasers

MIT has a comprehensive course about lasers in three parts in here. Of course, the course might seem daunting but it goes into the depths of physics and optics to explain you how a laser works and how to obtain it. Lasers are obtained when you get a chain reaction in an object like a […]

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Lasers explained – put order into the world of Photon [video]

Learn how laser works by watching this interesting video from Minute Physics. Laser is only light, but that light is organized in a well focused beam with more and more photons in a given area. They have the same orientation and polarization and thus having more such organized photons will help you create the ultimate […]

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Laserman Electronica 2011 – incredible laser show from Disneyland California[video]

Techive posted an incredible laser show done in November 2011 by Laserman, in Disneyland California. See how he bends the laser beam near the end of the video. Well, awesome is an understatement. Thanks [Ocitzip].

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How do holograms work – this video explains how to make one

Make Magazine explains very easy what holograms are and how you can build your own. It only takes basic knowledge of how to read instructions and following them to the letter. For this you will need a laser, an LED, “Instant Hologram” Film Plates and some other things outlined in the DIY Hologram Kit. If […]

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