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Scientists from Moscow, Russia studied the dynamics of lithium plasma under laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy using a custom system made using 3DLINE code.

Diagram of the frequency comb breathalyser

A breathalyser for detecting COVID and other diseases has been developed by scientists at JILA.

Complex diagram showing multispectral and polarised imaging using the SPMM with ordinary white light beams.

New design has exhibited practical potential for the construction of ultra-compact multispectral and polarised imaging devices without the need of a multi-pass design using complicated spectral filters or mechanically moving parts.

Illustration of an optical frequency comb probing gas molecules

New optical comb spectroscopy technique using a quantum state with reduced noise called “squeezed light” could achieve more than a ten-fold improvement in detection limits.

Diagram illustrating the separation

Scientists at the Universities of Würzburg and Ottawa have solved the decades-old problem of distinguishing between single and multiple light excitations.

Photo of the laser instrumentation

Exploiting dark autoionising states for enhancing extreme ultraviolet laser power relevant for advanced ultrafast science applications such as angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy and photoemission electron microscopy.

Overview of the model system

Scientists at Stockholm University have proposed a non-linear spectroscopic technique to investigate the coupled nuclear electronic dynamics in a photo-excited molecule.

Photos of Dr Wilhelm Kaenders (Founder & Member of the executive board of TOPTICA Photonics AG), Dr Nicholas Traynor (Founder and President of Azurlight Systems who will become President of TOPTICA Photonics SAS) and Dr Juergen Stuhler (Vice President Quantum Technologies at TOPTICA Photonics AG who will become General Manager of TOPTICA Photonics SAS).

TOPTICA Photonics AG has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the majority of the shares of French fibre laser technology company Azurlight Systems SAS.

Photo of the opening of IDMxS

NTU Singapore has launched the S$160 million Institute for Digital Molecular Analytics and Science, which aims to advance the science behind analysing biomolecules through the use of information technology and data science.

Photo of jet engine being tested

Large-scale, chemical-specific emissions information poised to aid development of greener airplane engines and fuels.

Photo of Philip Jacob in the laboratory

Scientists have used ultrashort laser pulses to make the atoms of molecules vibrate and have gained a precise understanding of the dynamics of energy transfer that take place in the process.

Photo of Javier Laserna

Fusion of LIBS and acoustic data to analyse minerals under Terrestrial and Martian atmospheric conditions improves the performance.

An optical setup for the transient Kerr rotation measurement

Researchers at the University of Tsukuba are using ultrafast spectroscopy to measure tiny changes in magnetic fields using nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamonds, paving the way for more accurate quantum sensors for spintronic computers.

Diagram of the process

An international team of researchers has demonstrated attosecond-pump attosecond-probe spectroscopy to study non-linear multi-photon ionisation of atoms.

Graphs showing the forecast for miniature spectrometers

A review of and prediction for the development of chip-based optical spectrometers.

Diagram of the process

New work overviews the crucial charge carrier transfer processes and dynamics within perovskite active layers by means of time-resolved ultrafast laser spectroscopy.

The Gordon F. Kirkbright and Edward Steers awards are seeking nominations.

Optical solitons often combine into pairs with very short temporal separation. Introducing atomic vibrations in the terahertz range, researchers at the Universities of Bayreuth and Wrocław have solved the puzzle of how these temporal links are formed.

Diagram of the new supercontinuum light source operation

A type of optical fibre with a refractive index that varies continuously across the fibre structure has been shown to yield a dramatic increase in supercontinuum power, while still preserving a smooth beam intensity profile.

Photo of a demonstrator system

Fraunhofer IAF has developed an integrable measurement system which uses machine vision to detect samples and verify them using laser-based infrared spectroscopy.