Masers and Lasers: An Historical Approach

2nd Edition

Mario Bertolotti

CRC Press
Published March 13, 2015
Reference - 502 Pages - 171 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482217773 - CAT# K22121

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Masers and Lasers: An Historical Approach examines the progress of research and practical use of lasers chronologically, covering the fundamental science in detail alongside fascinating biographical sketches of famous physicists and summaries of seminal papers. It supplies helpful drawings of prototype devices, conceptual diagrams to aid in understanding, and remarkable historical photographs. This Second Edition contains new chapters on ultrashort pulse lasers and nonlinear optics, incorporates the latest developments and insights from key scientists, and includes extensive updates on fiber lasers, amplifiers, ultraviolet and X-ray lasers, and plasmonic lasers.


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