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.
National Academy of Engineering. 1987. Lasers: Invention to Application. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/1003.
|The Laser: Still Young at 25?||1-16|
|Lasers in Modern Industries||17-44|
|Lasers in Communications and Information Processing||45-100|
|Lasers in Medicine||101-117|
|Lasers in Science||118-122|
|Interactions between the Science and Technology of Lasers||123-130|
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