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Electrons turn wire into a laser-like light source

Shining a laser on an iron wire generates fast-moving electrons that boost the electromagnetic waves created by the light interacting with the wire. This way of making laser-like light could surpass existing methods that use electrons.

Nature Volume 611 Issue 7934

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