196 – Lasers
Guests: Fabian Reichert Host: Markus Voelter Shownoter: Alexander Grote
In this episode we cover the fundamentals of lasers with our guest, Fabian Reichert, who works at the Center for Free Electron Lasers at DESY in Hamburg. We cover various ways of how laser beams are produced and what distinguishes lasers from other light sources. We also cover a few application areas of lasers as well as techniques for pulsing lasers.
Introduction of Fabian Reichert00:00:51
General properties of laser light00:01:51
Laser Construction (general)00:13:41
Laser Construction (specifics)00:27:11