Center for Ultrafast Optical Science

  1. September 18, 2019

    Most powerful laser in the U.S. to be built at U-M

    The United States is upgrading its laser capabilities with ZEUS, a new 3-petawatt system to be built at U-M. Three petawatts is 3 quadrillion watts, or a 3 followed by 15 zeros.

  2. October 31, 2018

    U-M part of $6.8M initiative to enable American laser renaissance

    A effort to improve American competitiveness in high-intensity laser research has led to the establishment of LaserNetUS, a $6.8 million initiative that involves U-M — one of the field’s pioneers.