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.
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