Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Sat, 8th Sep 2012

Can mirrors make an infinitely powerful laser?

Argon-ion and He-Ne laser beams (c) Jeff Keyzer from San Francisco, CA, USA

By simply bouncing a laser beam between two mirrors, could we produce an infinitely powerful laser? And if not, why not? What happens if we combine several laser beams at once? Find out the answers to all these questions in this week's Question of the Week.

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