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Credible (and Edible) Lasers: The Life of Arthur L. Schawlow

Patricia Daukantas

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 22, Issue 5, pp. 22-28 (2011)

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Arthur L. Schawlow was truly a one-of-a-kind scientist and human being. Known for his gentle spirit, his sense of humor and his scientific creativity, he was the only Nobel Prize winner to have served as an OSA president. OPN examines his life and legacy on the 90th anniversary of his birth.

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OCIS Codes
(000.2850) General : History and philosophy
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser
(000.4895) General : OSA history

Patricia Daukantas, "Credible (and Edible) Lasers: The Life of Arthur L. Schawlow," Optics & Photonics News 22(5), 22-28 (2011)

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