Tag Archives: Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Pittsford student wins national research award for work at the laser lab (access required)

Simon Narang

A Pittsford Sutherland High School student has won a national science award for a research project he developed while an intern at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics at the University of Rochester. Simon Narang, 17, was named a Top 300 ...

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Funding plan secured in record amount for Laser Lab (access required)

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Funding for the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics has been agreed upon in a record amount for five years, according to Sen. Charles E. Schumer. Schumer on Friday shared an announcement of the Laser Lab’s $409.9 million “Cooperative ...

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Lasers in Rochester may fuel the world, reach for the universe (access required)

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It’s hard to imagine that when lasers were first invented there was a bit of a “so what?” reaction. In 1960, light was the main application people could envision from lasers and the question was why did we need a new source of light?...

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Two former UR scientists win Nobel Prize for Physics (access required)

Donna Strickland , Nobel laureate (Photo by Peter Lee, Waterloo Region Record)

As if winning record federal support earlier this year wasn’t enough, the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics now can claim two new Nobel laureates. The Nobel Foundation in Sweden announced on Tuesday that three physicists would share the ...

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Schumer, Gillibrand include UR laser lab in funding bill (access required)

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US Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced today that $80 million—a $5 million increase—for the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics is included in the Senate version of the energy and water appropriations bill for 2019. The ...

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Slaughter attempts to woo nuclear official for laser lab (access required)

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and YWCA CEO Jean Carroll.

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has invited the administrator of the national Nuclear Security Administration to visit the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics in an attempt to persuade her to reverse proposed budget cuts that would close the federally supported ...

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