Supercontinuum generation, or how to get a rainbow from just one colour

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Abstract

An overview of supercontinuum generation for a general audience including a variety of semi-accurate analogies and the physics approximation that almost everything is a spring.

Date
Sep 19, 2019 7:00 PM
Event
Science Literacy Week
Location
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

A 5 minute talk on a scientific subject for a non-technical audience - including props.

Rachel Ostic
Rachel Ostic
Data scientist

I’m fascinated by physics and how it combines abstract thinking with real world problems, and I am starting to fuse this interest with programming both inside and outside the lab.