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Designing Lasers


Physics professors Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn at JILA

Physics professors Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn of the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) pose next to one of the laser apparatuses in their lab at the University of Colorado Boulder campus. The Kapteyn-Murnane group at JILA study optical and X-ray science using new tabletop light sources. They develop these new ultrafast laser and coherent X-ray sources as part of their research in optical science and then make use of them for new experiments in physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering. (Date of Image: August 2010)

Credit: Glenn Asakawa, University of Colorado
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