Laser Weapon Technologies

Here on the Seiffert Industrial blog, we have to work really hard to dispel many of the misconceptions, however intriguing, have developed over the years about laser technologies. The photon pistols of science fiction have remained a part of science fiction since they were dreamed up for films. The near future may just hold new… Read more »

Lasers and Nuclear Fusion

We love discussing the ever-increasing applications for lasers here on the Seiffert Industrial blog. Our laser-guided precision and alignment systems have plenty of exciting applications for industrial manufacturing projects, but we’re always interested to find out about new and practical uses for lasers in our modern world. Now, it seems that laser technology may provide… Read more »

Is the Empire’s Death Star A Reality?

Thirty-seven years after the world was first introduced to the Death Star in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, and the universe’s most power laser is finally scheduled to be brought to fruition right here on planet Earth. The Death Star, or more formally, the High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS), is being built… Read more »

The Use of Lasers in Biology

Over the course of the last decade, enormous strides in laser technology have catapulted these marvelous tools out of the science fiction section and into our homes and workplaces. Every day people are using lasers in creative new ways. They’re used to listen to music and watch movies, to take complex measurements, and even to… Read more »

The Use of Lasers in Hollywood

There are few more powerful and accurate tools in our society than the laser. Shooting a straight beam of pure energy, lasers have many practical applications in our world. Not surprisingly, the unique nature of lasers have also made them a favorite prop on movie sets for some of the most suspenseful and unique film… Read more »