A sample of the wide variety of research conducted using our excimer and CO2 lasers.

Lasers in Research

We are very proud that our lasers are helping leading researchers around the world to push the boundaries of science. Our lasers are reliable high power lasers that scientists can rely on for a high level of performance day in and day out in the lab. Our legendary support staff is always ready to answer any questions you might have either on the phone or in person. The following is a small sample of research papers involving our lasers.

Evidence for metastable photo-induced superconductivity in K3C60.  Nature Physics, Gebert et al.

Hybrid CO2-Ti:sapphire laser with tunable pulse duration for mid-infrared-pump terahertz-probe spectroscopy    Optics Express. Vol 29. Issue 3.  M. Budden, T. Gebert, and A. Cavalleri

A dual nanosecond-pulsed laser setup for nanocomposite synthesis—Ag nanoparticles in Al2O3/VO2 matrix, Journal of Applied Physics
M. Gaudin, P. Carles, E. Laborde,  C. Champeaux, and  F. Dumas-Bouchiata)

Ozone Measurements Using the Refurbished Eureka Stratospheric Differential Absorption Lidar, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing
Alexey B. Tikhomirov,Ghazal Farhani,Emily M. McCullough,Robert J. SicaORCID Icon,Pierre F. Fogal,..

Gold nanoparticles decorated zinc oxide nanorods as electrodes for a highly sensitive non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose detection, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
Prapakorn Rattanawarinchai, Narathon Khemasiri, Nathan Soyeux, Sukittaya Jessadaluk, Annop Klamchuen, Supamas Wirunchit...

Synthesis of heavy fermion CeCoIn5 thin film via pulsed laser deposition, Current Applied Physics
Jihyun Kim, Hanul Lee, Sangyun Lee, Sungmin Park, Tuson Park, Yoon Hee Cho, Hyo young Lee, Won Nam Kang, Woo Seok Choi 

The spin-orbit coupling of the 61Σ+ and 43Π states in KCs: Observation and deperturbation, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer
J.Szczepkowski, A.Grocholaa, P.Kowalczyk,  W.Jastrzebski, E.A.Pazyuk, A.V.Stolyarov, A.Pashov

Periodicity of the growth‐band formation in vertebrae of juvenile scalloped hammerhead shark Sphyrna lewini from the Mexican Pacific Ocean, Journal of Fish Biology
Claire Coiraton  Javier Tovar‐Ávila  Karla C. Garcés‐García  José A. Rodríguez‐Madrigal  Rodney Gallegos‐Camacho...

Optical investigations of electrochemical processes using a long-period fiber grating functionalized by indium tin oxide, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
M Janczuk-Richter, M Piestrzyńska, D Burnat…

An experimental and computational study of high speed two-particle impacts of Ag nanoparticles, Journal of Applied Physics
T. V. Chitrakar, G.J. J. Noiseau, J. W. Keto, M. F. Becker and  D. Kovar

Saturable Absorption and Bistable Switching of Single Mode Fiber Core‐Guided Light by a 6 nm‐thick, Few Layers Graphene Coating on the Cladding Surface, Annalen der Physik, 2020
F Liu, M Qi, T Guo, J Albert

Thermal gradients sensing using LPGs with a spatially varying effective refractive index difference, Optics & Laser Technology, 2020
TA Eftimov, K N'G, FJ Lesage, P Mikulic…

Thermal gradients sensing using LPGs with a spatially varying effective refractive index difference, APL Photonics, 2019
F Liu, J Albert 

Oxygen‐Vacancy‐Endurable Conductors with Enhanced Transparency Using Correlated 4d2 SrMoO3 Thin Films, Advanced Functional Materials, 2020
Y Ha, S Lee

A Room‐Temperature Ferroelectric Ferromagnet in a 1D Tetrahedral Chain Network, Advanced Materials
KT Kang, CJ Roh, J Lim, T Min, JH Lee…

Water-induced fused silica glass surface alterations monitored using long-period fiber gratings, Journal of Lightwave Technology
M Janczuk-Richter, M Dominik, M Koba…

Self-heating tilted fiber Bragg grating device for melt curve analysis of solid-phase DNA hybridization and thermal cycling, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Jason Koppert, Hubert Jean-Ruel, Devin O’Neill, Chris Harder, William Willmore, Anatoli Ianoul & Jacques Albert 

Modification of a photoanode by means of localized surface plasmon resonance from Au nanoparticles decorated on ZnO nanorods for photoelectrochemical applications, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
Narathon Khemasiri, Nathan Soyeux, Prapakorn Rattanawarinchai, Sukittiya Jessadaluk, Annop Klamchuen, Adirek Rengkasikorn, Supamas Wirunchit,...

Surface-orientation-dependent growth of SrRuO3 epitaxial thin films, Applied Surface Science
S Woo, H Choi, S Kang, J Lee, A David, W Prellier…

A tunable thermal switching device based on Joule heating-induced metal–insulator transition in VO2 thin films via an external electric field, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
S Jessadaluk, N Khemasiri…

Ferroelectricity in SrTiO3 epitaxial thin films via Sr-vacancy-induced tetragonality, Applied Surface Science
KT Kang, HI Seo, O Kwon, K Lee, JS Bae

Laser removal of TiN coatings from WC micro-tools and in-process monitoringOptics and Laser Technology
S. Marimuthu n , A.M. Kamara, D. Whitehead, P. Mativenga, L. Li

Enhanced performance of the AA2050-T8 aluminium alloy following excimer laser surface melting and anodising processesThin Solid Films
F. Viejoa, A.E. Coya, F.J. García-Garcíaa, M.C. Merinob, Z. Liua, P. Skeldona and G.E. Thompsona

Performance of Al alloys following excimer LSM-anodising approachesSurface and Interface Analysi
F. Viejo, Z. Aburas, A. E. Coy, F. J. Garcia-Garcia, Z. Liu, P. Skeldon, G. E. Thompson

Effect of excimer laser surface melting on the microstructure and corrosion performance of the die cast AZ91D magnesiumCorrosion Science
F Viejo, AE Coy, FJ Garcia-Garcia, Z Liu, P Skeldon, …

Single-excimer-pulse writing of fiber gratings by use of a zero-order nulled phase mask: grating spectral response and visualization of index perturbationsOptics Letters
B. Malo, D. C. Johnson, F. Bilodeau, J. Albert, and K. O. 

Differential strain sensitivity of higher order cladding modes in weakly tilted SPIE Proceedings
Chengkun Chen ; Lingyun Xiong ; Christophe Caucheteur ; Patrice Mégret ; Jacques Albert

UV-exposed Bragg gratings for laser applications in silver-sodium ion-exchanged phosphate glass waveguidesOSA Optics Express
Chengkun Chen ; Lingyun Xiong ; Christophe Caucheteur ; Patrice Mégret ; Jacques Albert

Grating formation in pure silica-core fibersOptics Letters
Jacques Albert, Michael Fokine, and Walter Margulis

Photo-Thermal Gratings in Er3+/Yb3+-Doped Core Phosphate Glass Single Mode FibersOSA Publishing, Conference Papers
Rodica Matei Rogojan, Axel Schülzgen, Nasser Peyghambarian, Albane Laronche, and Jacques Albert

A Short Dual-wavelength DBR Phosphate Fiber LaserOSA Publishing, Conference Papers
Lingyun Xiong, Peter Hofmann, Axel Schülzgen, Nasser Peyghambarian, and Jacques Albert

Effect of writing beam spatial coherence on fiber Bragg grating modulation contrast and thermal stabilityJOSA B
Lingyun Xiong and Jacques Albert

Effect of excimer laser surface melting on the microstructure and corrosion performance of the die cast AZ91D magnesium alloyCorrosion Science
F Viejo, AE Coy, FJ Garcia-Garcia, Z Liu, P Skeldon, …

Dynamical plasma study during CaCu3Ti4O12 and Ba0. 6Sr0. 4TiO3 pulsed laser deposition by local thermodynamic equilibrium modellingJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics
JF Lagrange, J Hermann, J Wolfman, …

Action of counter-propagating laser beams on two-photon excitation of potassium vapourJournal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
T Efthimiopoulos, N Merlemis, M E Movsessian, D Pentaris and M Katharakis

Dynamical plasma study during CaCu3Ti4O12 and Ba0. 6Sr0. 4TiO3 pulsed laser deposition by local thermodynamic equilibrium modelling , Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
J F Lagrange, J Hermann, J Wolfman and O Motret

Time-Resolved ESR Study on Complex Radical Pairs Formed in the Photolysis of Methylene Blue Included in Water-Soluble Sulfonated CalixarenesApplied Magnetic Resonance
Akiko Tanaka, Haruhiko Yashiro, Asako Ishigaki and Hisao Murai

Zinc Oxysulfide Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Laser DepositionJournal of Electronic Materials
Sundeep H. Deulkar, Jow-Lay Huang and Michael Neumann-Spallart

Photoreactions and Molecular Dynamics of Radical Pairs in a Reversed Micelle Studied by Time-Resolved Measurements of EPR and Magnetic Field EffectJournal of Physical Chemistry B
Tomoaki Miura‡, Atsushi Kageyama§, Sakiko Torii and Hisao Murai

Nanoscale patterning of functional perovskite-type complex oxides by pulsed laser deposition through a nanostencilApplied Surface Science
CV Cojocaru, R Nechache, C Harnagea, A …

Photodissociation Dynamics of Propargyl Alcohol at 212 nm: The OH Production ChannelJournal of Physical Chemistry A
Ji Hye Lee, Hyonseok Hwang, Chan Ho Kwon and Hong Lae Kim

Spectroscopy study of air plasma induced by IR CO 2 laser pulsesApplied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing
J. J. Camacho, M. Santos, L. Díaz, L. J. Juan and J. M. L. Poyato

The 41 [Sigma]+ electronic state of KLi moleculeChemical Physics Letter
J Szczepkowski, A Grochola, W Jastrzebski, P …

Laser removal of TiN coatings from WC micro-tools and in-process monitoringOptics and Laser Technology
J Szczepkowski, A Grochola, W Jastrzebski, P …

Bragg gratings fabricated in monomode photosensitive optical fiber by UV exposure through a phase maskApplied Physics Letters
Hill, K. O.; Malo, B.; Bilodeau, F.; Johnson, D. C.; Albert, J.

Plasma soft x‐ray source generated by 4‐ns excimer laser pulsesApplied Physics Letters
Morsell, A. L.; Powers, M.; Shields, H.;

Excimer lasers in cardiovascular surgery: Ablation products and photoacoustic spectrum of the arterial wall, Applied Physics Letters 
Singleton, D. L.; Paraskevopoulos, G.; Jolly, G. S.; Irwin, R. S.; McKenney, D. J.; Nip, W. S.; Farrell, E. M.; Higginson, L. A. J

Violet photoluminescence in Zn‐doped CuAlS2Journal of Applied Physics 
Aksenov, Igor; Yasuda, Takashi; Segawa, Yusaburo; Sato, Katsuaki;

CO2 laser drilling of copper following excimer laser pretreatmentApplied Physics Letters
Kinsman, G.; Duley, W. W.;

Epitaxial Tl2 CaBa2Cu2O8 thin films with low 9.6 GHz surface resistance at high power and above 77 KAppli
ed Physics Letters
Hammond, R. B.; Negrete, G. V.; Bourne, L. C.; Strother, D. D.; Cardona, A. H.; Eddy, M. M

In situ growth of PbSrYCaCuO films by laser ablationApplied Physics Letters
Hughes, R. A.; Lu, Y.; Timusk, T.; Preston, J. S.;

Lithography Based on Memory Effects Resulting from Photoinduced Self-Assembly of Pyrene Dimers in Thin Polymer FilmsChemistry of Materials
Marius G. Ivan† and J. C. Scaiano

Pulsed excimer laser annealing of ion implanted silicon: Characterization and solar cell fabricationApplied Physics Letters 
Lowndes, D. H.; Cleland, J. W.; Christie, W. H.; Eby, R. E.; Jellison, G. E.; Narayan, J.; Westbrook, R. D.; Wood, R. F.; Nilson, J. A.; Dass, S. C.;

Excimer laser decoating of chromium titanium aluminium nitride to facilitate re-use of cutting toolsOptics & Laser Technology
M. Sundara, , , D. Whiteheada, P.T. Mativengaa, L. Lia and K.E. Cookeb

Transformation of medical grade silicone rubber under Nd: YAG and excimer laser irradiation: First step towards a new miniaturized nerve electrode fabrication …Applied Surface Science
C. Dupas-Bruzeka, O. Robbea, A. Addada, d, S. Turrella and D. Deroziera

Experimental measurements of multiphoton enhanced air breakdown
by a subthreshold intensity excimer laser
Journal of Applied Physics
Jesse Way, Jason Hummelt, and John Scharer

The potential energy barrier of the state in KLiSpectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy
W. Jastrzebskia, P. Kowalczykb, A. Pashovc and J. Szczepkowskid

Formation of ultraviolet laser-annealed mesoporous anatase films by a sol–gel processScripta Materialia
Yasir F. Joya, Zhu Liu

Optimization of the synthesis of nanostructured Tb3+-doped Gd2O3 by in-situ luminescence followingJournal of Colloid and Interface Science
Meigui Oua, Brice Muteleta, b, Matteo Martinia, b, Rana Bazzib, Stéphane Rouxb, Gilles Ledouxb, Olivier Tillementb and Pascal Perriata

Excimer laser‐assisted metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy of CdTe on GaAsApplied Physics Letters 
Zinck, J. J.; Brewer, P. D.; Jensen, J. E.; Olson, G. L.; Tutt...

Study of the ablation threshold of polyimide (Kapton H) utilizing double‐pulsed XeCl excimer laser radiationJournal of Applied Physics 
Mihailov, S.; Duley, W.; 

Studies of excimer laser produced copper plasma in the presence of background gasJournal of Applied Physics
Kumar, V.; Thareja, R. K.; 

Excimer laser induced etching of InPApplied Physics Letters
Donnelly, V. M.; Hayes, T. R.; 

Metal buffer layers and Y‐Ba‐Cu‐O thin films on Pt and stainless steel using pulsed laser depositionJournal of Applied Physics 
Russo, R. E.; Reade, R. P.; McMillan, J. M.; Olsen, B. L.;

1 pm spectrally narrowed ArF excimer laser injection locked by fourth harmonic seed source of 773.6 nm Ti:sapphire laserApplied Physics Letters
Kasamatsu, T.; Tsunekane, M.; Sekita, H.; Morishige, Y.; Kishida, S.;

Excimer laser induced diffusion in magnetic semiconductor quantum wells, Journal of Applied Physics
Howari, H.; Sands, D.; Nicholls, J. E.; Hogg, J. H. C.; Stirner, T.; Hagston, W. E.;

Excimer laser manipulation and pattering of gold nanoparticles on the SiO2/Si surfaceJournal of Applied Physics
Yang, D.-Q.; Meunier, M.; Sacher, E.;

Digital etching of III–V multilayered structures combined with laser ionization mass spectroscopy: Photon‐assisted depth profilingJournal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures 
Bourne, Orson L.; Hart, DArcy; Rayner, David. M.; Hackett, Peter Andrew;

Excimer laser ablation of ferritesJournal of Applied Physics
Tam, A. C.; Leung, W. P.; Krajnovich, D.; 

Deposition of a Si monolayer on sapphire using an ArF excimer laser for Si epitaxial growthJournal of Applied Physics
Ishida, M.; Tanaka, H.; Sawada, K.; Namiki, A.; Nakamura, T.; Ohtake, N.;

Noncontact monitoring of laser ablation using a miniature piezoelectric probe to detect photoacoustic pulses in airApplied Physics Letters
Leung, Wing P.; Tam, Andrew C.;

Time‐of‐flight analysis of the plume dynamics of laser‐ablated 6H‐silicon carbideJournal of Applied Physics
Capano, Michael A.;

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