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Purdue 'Milestone' a Step Toward Advanced Sensors, Communications
August 1, 2007
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Engineers at Purdue University have shown how to finely control the spectral properties of ultrafast light pulses, a step toward creating advanced sensors, more powerful communications technologies, and more precise laboratory instruments.
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