Lumos! – An update on my battle with the laser-that-must-not-be-named
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Lumos! – An update on my battle with the laser-that-must-not-be-named

If you recall, last week I was struggling to tune¬†the laser-that-must-not-be-named to 980nm. After hours of fiddling with mirrors and prisms, shifting weight from one aching foot to the other, I got 1W of near infrared power. Of course, being rebellious in nature, the laser shattered my triumphant¬†moment¬†by refusing to lase¬†the next day. And, the … Continue reading

Comic #1: Light Wars
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Comic #1: Light Wars

Hi! Here is the first comic strip, “Light Wars.” It details the drama that ensued when our resident energy conservationist, Justin, started turning off the lights in our building’s hallways. Hope you enjoy and think about¬†when to turn your lights off¬†to save energy! Here is a little information¬†about me, Alice, the artistic scientist or scientific … Continue reading