Simulations suggest this mechanism could provide a tenfold increase in frequency—likely hitting a peak power of 100 trillion watts in XUV
Light Lasers and Optics
Producing extreme ultraviolet laser pulses efficiently through wakesurfing behind electron beams
U-M discovery leading to LASIK is a Golden Goose
The AAAS Golden Goose awards highlight federally funded breakthroughs that go on to bring important benefits to the lives of regular people.
First light at the most powerful laser in the US
The ZEUS laser at the University of Michigan has begun its commissioning experiments
Emulating impossible “unipolar” laser pulses paves the way for processing quantum information
Quantum materials emit light as though it were only a positive pulse, rather than a positive-negative oscillation.
Graphene-hBN breakthrough to spur new LEDs, quantum computing
Study uncovers first method for producing high-quality, wafer-scale hexagonal boron nitride.
Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF
With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.