HERCULES

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High Energy Repetitive CUos Laser System. An ultra compact laser built at the University of Michigan which is said to generate an ultra-fast laser pulse 50 times more powerful than all the world's power plants combined. HERCULES delivers very short pulses—30 femtoseconds, the time it takes for light to travel the distance of a blood cell—focused on an area 1/100th of the width of a hair, which has the potential for changing cancer ablation