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Many Lasers Become One in Lockheed Martin's 30 kW Fiber Laser

Zothecula (1870348) writes | about 2 months ago

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Zothecula (1870348) writes "In another step forward for laser weapons that brings to mind the Death Star's superlaser, Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a 30-kilowatt fiber laser produced by combining many lasers into a single beam of light. According to the company, this is the highest power laser yet that was still able to maintain beam quality and electrical efficiency, paving the way for a laser weapon system suitable, if not for a Death Star, for a wide range of air, land and sea military platforms."
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