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A step closer to room-temperature operating MASERs

By Damir Beciri
One Comment18 August 2012

room-temperature-maserAlthough they were invented before lasers, MASERs (Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) didn’t quite find their use as lasers since they required specific conditions to operate. Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and Imperial College London managed to develop a solid-state MASER able to operate at room temperature, thus enabling its more… »