1. August 13, 2021

    Most powerful laser in U.S. to begin operations at U-M

    Said to put the United States back on the map of high-power laser facilities, the 3 petawatt ZEUS laser at U-M has been awarded $18.5 million by the National Science Foundation.

  2. November 11, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  3. 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.

  4. November 12, 2018

    Campus briefs

    News from around the university.

  5. 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.

  6. October 22, 2018

    U-M researchers update device to quickly sniff out gases

    U-M researchers have refined a laser-based gas-sniffing device so it can detect poisonous gases and explosives in less than half a second.

  7. October 2, 2018

    U-M professor emeritus shares 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

    Retired U-M professor Gérard Mourou is one of three winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for “groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.”