Lasers: Invention to Application

Lasers: Invention to Application

By: National Academy of Sciences (author), National Academy of Engineering (author), John R. Whinnery (editor), H.Dale Langford (editor), Jesse H. Ausubel (editor)Paperback

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Since the initial laser beam in 1960, use of lasers has mushroomed, opening new frontiers in medicine, manufacturing, communications, defense, and information storage and retrieval. Lasers: Invention to Application brings together a series of chapters by eminent scientists spanning the broad range of today's laser technology.

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John R. Whinnery, Symposium Chairman, Jesse H. Ausubel and H. Dale Langford, Editors; National Academy of Engineering


1 Front Matter; 2 The Laser: Still Young at 25?; 3 Lasers in Modern Industries; 4 Lasers in Communications and Information Processing; 5 Lasers in Medicine; 6 Lasers in Science; 7 Interactions between the Science and Technology of Lasers; 8 Contributors; 9 Glossary; 10 Plates

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1987
  • ISBN13: 9780309037761
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780309037761
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 030903776X

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