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Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers
Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers
Three researchers, Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who worked on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification win the 2018 award.
Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers
Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers

Three researchers, Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who worked on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification win the 2018 award.

Three researchers, Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who worked on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification win the 2018 award.

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Nobel Laureate and Laser Scientist Dies
Nobel Laureate and Laser Scientist Dies
Jef Akst | Oct 2, 2017
Nicolaas Bloembergen’s research laid the groundwork for the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology.
Image of the Day: Glowing Bacteria On a Chip
Image of the Day: Glowing Bacteria On a Chip
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2017
Using new nanochip technology, scientists can measure the light emitted by engineered fluorescing bacteria.
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Karen Zusi | Dec 31, 2015
A look at the contributions of some of the prominent researchers who died this year
Laser Inventor Dies
Laser Inventor Dies
Jenny Rood | Jan 29, 2015
Charles Townes, Nobel Prize-winning physicist, has passed away at age 99.
Laser-Guided Cock Block
Laser-Guided Cock Block
Ruth Williams | Jul 1, 2014
See the experiment that used lasers and optogenetics to alter sexual behavior in Drosophila.
Next Generation: Neuronal Monkey Bars
Kerry Grens | Sep 23, 2011
Three-dimensional scaffolds for growing and guiding neurons are getting smaller and more tailored in design.
First biological laser
Tia Ghose | Jun 14, 2011
Cells that produce laser light may one day zap cancer cells.
Lasers of a feather light better
Jef Akst | May 14, 2011
Researchers have developed a new kind of laser that mimics some of the world's most beautiful birds, copying the nanoscale structure of their brightly colored feathers to capture light.