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  • 2024-05-17

    Clock pairs for higher stability Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of California Berkeley, USA, have realized a new kind of multiplexed optical atomic clock for high-precision frequency measurements in a portable format. They used Menlo Systems’ ORS Ultrastable Laser System for the clock read-out.

  • 2024-03-25

    Compensation for dual-comb gas spectroscopy Researchers from the Tsinghua University, China, introduced a novel dual-purpose compensation technique, which counters both the temporal jitter inherent in dual free-running optical frequency combs, and the noise arising from turbulent disturbances in open paths.

  • 2024-02-21

    Stabilized in the infrared Researchers at the Laboratoire de Physique de l’École Normale Supérieure in Paris have optimized a quantum cascade laser with the help of a frequency comb from Menlo Systems. The work is an important building block for the future use of quantum cascade lasers as frequency combs in the mid-infrared.

  • 2023-12-04

    3D Nanoprinting under test A team led by Sven Fritzsche at the Federal Institute for Materials Research has developed a test artifact that enables the quality assessment of femtosecond direct laser writing procedures. Menlo Systems’ C-Fiber 780 HIGH POWER femtosecond laser was used in the development of the standard.

  • 2023-03-13

    A compressed view on complex gas mixtures Using Menlo Systems’ optical frequency comb technology, researchers from the Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, demonstrated a spectroscopic method to recover high-resolution mid-IR spectra from low-rate data sampling with high accuracy.

  • 2023-01-27

    Diagnosis of skin cancer using photon pairs Researchers based at the University of Rochester are exploring the potential of two-photon fluorescence microscopy for the diagnosis of skin cancers – with the aid of a YLMO laser sourced from Menlo Systems.

  • 2022-12-20

    Technology meets the Middle Ages HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen and Philipps University Marburg use terahertz analysis for depth profiling of damaged wooden art objects. Menlo Systems partnered with them to devolop the terahertz time-domain spectrometer for non-destructive inspection.

  • 2022-12-02

    Laser light keeps clocks in step Physicists at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, led by Jian-Wei Pan, have used laser light to synchronize optical clocks over the distance of 113 km through air, thus establishing a new record. The frequency-comb technology by Menlo Systems made contribution to the work.

  • 2022-09-26

    Terahertz Radiation Sheds New Light on Water-Glycerol Mixtures What effect does the addition of glycerol have on the hydrogen-bonding network of water? This question is addressed in the study undertaken by researchers led by Dr. Musahid Ahmed at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, making use of Menlo System‘s terahertz technology.

  • 2022-08-02

    Quantum Tuning for Semiconductors Scientists at the Physics Laboratory at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris are developing a new generation of quantum-based unipolar semiconductors, and Menlo’s FC1500-ULN frequency comb is helping the team to assess their potential in information technology.

  • 2022-05-25

    Extremely stable source of pulsed infrared light With the aid of a high-power C-Fiber 780 erbium laser from Menlo Systems, physicists at the University of Warsaw have developed an ultra-low-noise, thulium-doped all-fiber, femtosecond-pulse amplifier.

  • 2022-03-16

    Probing pressure sensors with ultrasounds Scientists from the Technical University Delft are investigating the practical applicability of next-generation pressure sensors based on graphene and complex oxides using the ASOPS technology from Menlo Systems.

  • 2021-11-24

    Writing with nanoparticle ink Scientists from Yamagata University, Japan, used a Menlo Systems C-Fiber 780 High Power femtosecond fiber laser to write micropatterns with nanoparticles in a solution onto glass. ...

  • 2021-07-05

    Towards 6G: A testbed for passive devices for THz communication Using the TeraSmart system available from Menlo Systems as their testbed, a team led by Dr. Emma Pickwell-MacPherson in the Department of Physics at the University of Warwick has developed a new generation of bandpass filters for the manipulation of terahertz radiation. ...

  • 2021-04-30

    Record accuracy in optical clock networks Researchers organized in the Boulder Atomic Clock Optical Network (BACON) Collaboration compare three optical atomic clocks based on different atoms with record accuracy. At JILA, they employ Menlo Systems' FC1500-ULNplus for transferring the purity of the silicon cryogenic cavity to the strontium clock laser.

  • 2021-03-29

    Machine Learning and Terahertz Imaging Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have introduced a new approach to imaging with terahertz radiation. The TeraSmart Compact Terahertz Time-Domain Spectrometer plays a crucial role in their experiments.

  • 2020-10-01

    APPLICATION NEWS - Synchronized view into the Universe Italian researchers have successfully synchronized two remote radio telescopes by transferring time signals derived from Italy’s atomic clocks to their individual local clocks – with the aid of frequency combs sourced from Menlo Systems.

  • 2020-09-01

    APPLICATION NEWS - Nanochannels for molecular behavior in confinement Researchers from the University of Cambridge used Menlo Systems' C-Fiber 780 femtosecond laser for two-photon nanolithography of nanofluidic Lab-on-a-chip devices..

  • 2020-05-11

    APPLICATION NEWS - Obtaining Rounded Views of Cells Biophysicists led by Dr. Lóránd Kelemen at the Biological Research Centre in Szeged (Hungary) have developed a minuscule immobilization device that allows them to orient single cells along any of the three spatial axes ...

  • 2019-12-11

    APPLICATION NEWS - A new record in optical clock stability Using a cryogenic optical reference cavity together with Menlo Systems optical frequency combs, scientists demonstrate unprecedented optical clock stability determined within only seconds of measurement time.

  • 2019-11-11

    APPLICATION NEWS - Highest Energy for Plasma Generation Scientists from the Netherlands propose a straightforward system for high-energy plasma experiments

  • 2019-11-04

    APPLICATION NEWS - The Search for Molecular Fingerprints Researchers in the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics use the C-Fiber erbium femtosecond laser produced by Menlo Systems as the basis for an innovative form of molecular spectroscopy.

  • 2019-09-19

    APPLICATION NEWS - Making movies of brain synapses American and Czech scientists developed a novel microscope for deep brain imaging at speeds matching neural signaling.

  • 2019-09-17

    APPLICATION NEWS - A compact dual THz-comb spectrometer with uncompromised performance Dual THz comb generation using a single free-running fiber laser reduces size, complexity, and costs of the experimental system. Compared to a dual stabilized laser solution, the high performance of such a simplified system is not compromised.

  • 2019-08-26

    APPLICATION NEWS - A THz modulator for large-scale imaging arrays The evanescent field in a graphene sheet covering a metal wire grating leads to efficient, broadband, and tunable THz modulation. The approach offers a viable technique for THz imaging via compressed sensing.

  • 2019-08-22

    APPLICATION NEWS - A Terahertz imaging camera to aid landing helicopters A group of researchers from the PSL University and Safran Electronics & Defense in France teamed up to investigate the potential of THz imaging through optically dense sand clouds using Menlo Systems’ Terahertz time-domain spectrometer

  • 2019-08-20

    APPLICATION NEWS - Towards all-electric THz polarization control: Novel 2D graphene-based metamaterial as THz modulator The University of Cambridge and Lancaster University (UK) researchers successfully developed a novel photonic modulator analyzed with Menlo Systems’ terahertz time-domain spectrometer.

  • 2019-07-01

    APPLICATION NEWS - Overcoming challenges for THz precision spectroscopy of biomolecules Researchers from Lille University (France) have used Menlo Systems’ terahertz time-domain spectrometer to investigate biological samples in their novel antenna-waveguide device

  • 2018-11-16

    APPLICATION NEWS - Frequency Comb for Finer Distinctions Researchers in Australia have used a frequency comb from Menlo Systems to detect and identify molecules in the gaseous state

  • 2018-09-21

    APPLICATION NEWS High-Resolution Sensor for Molecules: Novel and particularly effective method for generating mid-infrared light for use in molecular spectroscopy