James Clerk Maxwell was a Scottish mathematician and physicist who derived four laws which became the basis of electromagnetic theory. He discovered that all electromagnetic radiation moves at the speed of light, c, in free space. Einstein based his theories of relatvivity on Maxwell’s work and cited him as a genius. Sadly, he… Continue reading James Clerk Maxwell – a genius
Are picosecond lasers as good as they claim? Tattoos can be removed by either nanosecond or picosecond lasers. Nanosecond lasers have been used for this purpose since the early 1980s when my group first successfully demonstrated the scar-free clearance of black tattoo ink using a Q-switched ruby laser in Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow. (Reid W.H.,… Continue reading Picosecond Lasers???
As of November 2016 I am the General Secretary of the Association of Laser Safety Professionals. The web site can be found at laserprotectionadviser.co.uk and their new blog is at alsp.blog. Mike.