Hello all! This is the first of many posts about my MSci project on self-regulating lasers
We are currently knee deep in safety training - you know, to prevent the burning of retina's (although one does wonder what smell that would give off..) and general keeping-together of limbs...for neatness.
However, here is a crumpet of excitement!
Last week we set up a Mach Zehnder interferometer - here are some photos- spot the FAIL.
In the next post I will reveal our ultimate FAIL and then explain how this wonderous beauty works to produce this:
Images: (top) by Lia, (bottom) from http://www.lec.csic.es/sts95/expA.h27.jpg