Features about 'RESEARCH'

April 2016

Lasers at the leading edge

Current developments in research-grade lasers are increasing the power, compressing the pulses, and exploring new wavelengths. Russ Swan reviews a technology that is answering fundamental questions about the universe

February/March 2010

Bigger, better, brighter

Stephen Mounsey takes a look at the world's largest lasers, those already built and those planned for the future

February/March 2008

Lasers in the lab

For all the great strides being made in industrial applications, the research sector still provides a wealth of applications for photonics, as William Payne discovers

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