Tag: Laser technology

Lasers That Can Look through a 2-Centimeter Gap

Laser technology is making the world a safer place across many sectors, not just in our own field. Scientists at the Harbin Institute of Technology have just created an application for lasers that can look through a 2-centimeter gap, like a keyhole, to map an entire room without being inside it. This could potentially revolutionize… Read more »

United States Navy Debuts New Laser Weapons System

Just about every industry finds new uses for laser technology each year, including the military. The Navy specifically has outfitted one of their ships, the USS Ponce, with a new laser weapon. This laser gun was first installed on the ship last summer, and it has been operational for several months. The ship is currently… Read more »

What Is OPALS?

laser asteroid defense system

The capabilities of laser technology are just now being tapped. Nowhere is practical application of lasers being more thoroughly tested than in aeronautical communication. A project dubbed OPALS (Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science) has been in the works for the better part of this year and has proven that Earth to space communications using laser… Read more »

Lasers Essential in Aeronautical Communication

The capabilities of laser technology are just now being tapped. Nowhere is practical application of lasers being more thoroughly tested than in aeronautical communication. A project dubbed OPALS (Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science) has been in the works for the better part of this year and has proven that Earth to Space communications using laser… Read more »

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 »