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Random lasing: lasers sans mirrors

Sushil A Mujumdar
Random lasing: lasers sans mirrors
Schematic of the random laser. Scatterers inside an amplifying medium trap the light within, to create coherent emission. Consequent changes in the spectrum are shown alongside. ... read more

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Today: Oct 20, 2014

  • Prof. Michel Devoret (Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, USA), "Superconducting Quantum Circuits" in AG-66 starts at 1430
  • Prof. Toshiki Tajima (Norman Rostoker Professor, University of California, Irvine), "What all can intense light do?" in Lecture Theatre starts at 1600
  • Prof. Dilip K. Maity (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai), "Theoretical Studies on Size Selected Solvated Clusters: Understanding Towards Certain Macroscopic Properties" in AG-69 starts at 1600