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Scientists Build the World’s First Anti-Laser

February 18, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

“Physicists have built the world’s first device that can cancel out a laser beam – a so-called anti-laser.

The device, created by a team from Yale University, is capable of absorbing an incoming laser beam entirely.

But this is not intended as a defence against high-power laser weapons, the researchers said.

Instead they think it could be used in next-generation supercomputers which will be built with components that use light rather than electrons.”

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