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Lasers in Research Applications for Oceanographic Monitoring

Applications for laser-driven monitoring systems in oceanographic research and those related to airborne and land-based capabilities are divided by the unique need when working on the shore, in the ocean, and the subsea. These include blue light lasers which have created advanced opti …

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Moving from Research to Commercial Production: Lessons Learned

Academic and governmental photonics initiatives fund the laser labs who in turn are able to advance the industry by exploring what is possible without the limits private industry must put on feasibility, operability, and ROI. Laser science, over decades of research, has proven its use …

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LIBS Technology in Advanced Cancer Diagnostics

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally (1). Recent advancements focusing on early detection have fueled growth in the industry which is projected to reach $23 million by the end of 2025 (2). As the average US age increases, the …

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