In a world-leading study researchers at Macquarie University have proven a method for multiplying laser power using diamond, demonstrating that a laser similar to the Star Wars 'superlaser' may no longer remain in science fiction.

The research, published in Laser and Photonics Reviews demonstrates a concept – reminiscent of the Star Wars Death Star sci-fi laser – where the  of multiple laser beams is transferred into a single intense output beam that can be directed to the intended target.



Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-04-star-wars-superlaser-longer-sci-fi.html#jCp

Author: AOLab
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