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Discovering a Laser

William T. Silfvast

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 25, Issue 5, pp. 36-43 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.25.5.000036


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Abstract

An enthusiastic recounting of the early days of the helium cadmium laser—a twisting path with many characters that started at the University of Utah.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.1340) Lasers and laser optics : Atomic gas lasers
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers

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William T. Silfvast, "Discovering a Laser," Optics & Photonics News 25(5), 36-43 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/opn/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-25-5-36


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