Tag: Technology

Jun 09

Four Positive Effects of Technology on our Brain

1. Our Memory: Many believe that cellphones and digital address books are reducing our ability to remember things. But is that really the case? While it is true that we don’t memorize- let alone remember- phone numbers, tasks to do and email ids anymore, it is true that we don’t really need to. Not having to […]

Mar 09

Models in Laser Technology

Light Amplification in Laser Crystals It is well known that light can be amplified by stimulated emission e.g. in laser crystals. In a laser crystal, additional effects such as gain saturation, gain guidingand diffraction also come into play. But how do all these effects combine in detail? A clear quantitative understanding of such processes is indispensable for the efficient development […]