Blue Phire Laser. Forget about the Blu-Ray vs HD battle dude, get in on your own private format war by purchasing one of these ultra trendy blue laser thingies. No, we have no chuffin’ idea what you can do with it either, but we’re sure you’ll get a bit of respect when you whip it out at your next Women’s Institute meeting. Unfortunately we don’t think it’ll break the copy protection on your new Sony Playstation 3 discs either. $999.00.
Using gallium nitride crystals (instead of zinc selenide as many others were) Nakamura was able to create a new technology. This 473 nanometer blue laser light is sure to make you the coolest physicist in the room. Output <5mw (class iiia laser product), 1.5 mm beam, takes 1 “CR2” battery (included) 1.5mm diameter at aperture, momentary push button switch and pulsed wave output.