Photonics


World's First White Laser Developed

World's First White Laser Developed

It is more luminous and energy efficient than LEDs. White lasers look to be the future in lighting and light-based wireless com...

Jul 30 2015, 8:45am CDT

Cheaper Faster Internet is Coming Soon

Cheaper Faster Internet is Coming Soon

At UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute the engineers broke the supposed limits of fiber optic data transmission....

Jun 29 2015, 7:58am CDT

US Navy ready to Use a Laser Weapon for First Time

US Navy ready to Use a Laser Weapon for First Time

BATH, Maine (AP) — Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot...

Feb 17 2014, 12:51pm CST

ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death

ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death

Anyone who’s seen the Oscar-baiting visual spectacle that is Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, knows in vivi...

Dec 23 2013, 10:27am CST

Evo Laser Is Open-Source and Can Be Controlled with the Smartphone

Evo Laser Is Open-Source and Can Be Controlled with the Smartphone

Who knows what people would get up to with the smartphone controllable laser...

Oct 9 2013, 11:57am CDT

Real Lightsaber is Created

Real Lightsaber is Created

MIT and Harvard scientists have created real life lightsaber molecules. A fictional Star Wars device could come to reality in n...

Sep 28 2013, 1:19am CDT

'Twins' Light Beam is Key to Fast Signals

'Twins' Light Beam is Key to Fast Signals

The world of fiber optics is about to be revolutionized by twin light beams that mirror each other. This novel technology holds...

May 28 2013, 6:56am CDT

Wicker Lasers Sets an iPhone 5 on Fire

Wicker Lasers Sets an iPhone 5 on Fire

Poor iPhone 5 gets seriously killed...

Sep 28 2012, 9:40am CDT

Balloon Popping World Record Attempt Uses Green Wicked Lasers Krypton

Balloon Popping World Record Attempt Uses Green Wicked Lasers Krypton

Is this a world record?...

May 11 2012, 11:30am CDT

You need a lot of Self Esteem to wear the New Digital Night Vision System from SA Photonics

You need a lot of Self Esteem to wear the New Digital Night Vision System from SA Photonics

SA Photonics has developed the High Resolution Night Vision System (HRNVS), a wide field of view digital night vision head moun...

Apr 19 2011, 6:50am CDT

Aussies Invent Tractor Beam: Future Gets Nerdier

Aussies Invent Tractor Beam: Future Gets Nerdier

World inches closer to Star Trek....

Sep 10 2010, 11:17am CDT

3-in-1 Laser Pointer / Flashlight / Banknote Checker for 59 cents + free shipping

3-in-1 Laser Pointer / Flashlight / Banknote Checker for 59 cents + free shipping

Meritline.com offers this 3-in-1 Laser Pointer / Flashlight / Banknote Checker for $2. Apply coupon code "MLCK400438072770AL1"...

Jul 28 2010, 6:00am CDT

Lucasfilm Hits Wicked Lasers with Cease and Desist over latest Product

Lucasfilm Hits Wicked Lasers with Cease and Desist over latest Product

A week or so back Wicked Lasers unveiled a new product that is its highest power laser yet called the Pro Arctic Laser. The thi...

Jul 1 2010, 11:12am CDT

Battle Machines RC Car Review

Battle Machines RC Car Review

Today I am checking out some sweet RC cars called Battle Machines. You can buy these RC cars in double packs or single packs an...

Sep 3 2009, 8:02am CDT

Giant Laser heats up

Giant Laser heats up

I’m always a little unsure when scientists start messing around with this kind of power but a team in the USA have finished cre...

Mar 31 2009, 2:00pm CDT

Wicked Lasers Sonar II Blu-ray Laser Review

Wicked Lasers Sonar II Blu-ray Laser Review

Today we are checking out one of the most expensive and cool lasers ever offered. The Wicked Lasers Sonar II produces a bright...

Oct 6 2008, 1:57pm CDT

QPC Lasers Announces Laser TV Milestone

QPC Lasers Announces Laser TV Milestone

QPC Lasers announced today a milestone in a contract to produce lasers for use in Laser TVs. The contract is worth $12 million...

Jul 8 2008, 11:37am CDT

Wicked Lasers Flashlight can make Fire

Wicked Lasers Flashlight can make Fire

We have reported in the past about the cool and dangerous laser products from Wicked Lasers (e.g.: Green Laser, Blu-ray Laser....

Jan 28 2008, 11:23am CST

TechLasers Crossfire 300mW Laser Review

TechLasers Crossfire 300mW Laser Review

Today we are looking at a high power laser from TechLasers. The Crossfire 300mW laser has a green beam with enough power to be...

Dec 13 2007, 8:55am CST

TechLasers Crossfire 300mW Laser Review

TechLasers Crossfire 300mW Laser Review

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Dec 13 2007, 12:00am CST

Wicked Lasers Sells Photonic Disruptor seen on Future Weapons

Wicked Lasers Sells Photonic Disruptor seen on Future Weapons

Wicked Lasers sells some really cool laser pointers and even has some more powerful lasers that you can use to burn stuff, pop...

Sep 25 2007, 6:37am CDT

RC Laser Combat Cars

RC Laser Combat Cars

I’m a big fan of remote controlled stuff and when you combine remote control with lasers, you really have my attention. Hammach...

Sep 17 2007, 8:53am CDT

Dragonlasers Viper Series 35mW Green Laser Pointer Review

Dragonlasers Viper Series 35mW Green Laser Pointer Review

Today’s review is looking at a green laser pointer from Dragonlasers called the Viper 35mW. This laser pointer is great for gen...

Jul 6 2007, 8:48am CDT

Wicked Lasers Nexus 95mW Laser Review

Wicked Lasers Nexus 95mW Laser Review

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Dec 14 2006, 12:00am CST

Intel Shows World's First Hybrid Silicon Laser Chip

Intel Shows World's First Hybrid Silicon Laser Chip

Intel announces the development of a Hybrid Silicon Laser Chip that could make our data spin even faster. Researchers from In...

Sep 18 2006, 2:00pm CDT