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Author Diels, Jean-Claude.
Title Lasers : the power and precision of light / Ladan Arissian and Jean Claude Diels.
Publisher Weinheim [Germany] : Wiley-VCH, c2011.
 Book Stacks  TA1675 .D54 2011  AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 263 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A SCENIC ROUTE THROUGH THE LASER -- The meaning of >>laser<< -- Radiation from an atom -- The anatomy of a laser -- Some examples of lasers -- Pulsed lasers -- Properties of a laser beam -- How to make the shortest laser pulse -- Ultrashort ultraintense laser pulses -- Ultrashort ultraprecise laser pulses -- Ultrashort ultrasensitive laser pulses -- The nonlinear wizard: juggling with frequencies -- LASER COHERENCE AT HOME -- The laser printer -- The laser scanner -- The laser in data storage - Miscellaneous application -- THE LASER IN MEDICINE -- Introduction -- The laser in dentistry -- The laser and vision -- Lasers and the neural network -- Lasers for the skin and cosmetics -- Lasers in surgery -- Biostimulation lasers for ulcer treatment -- Lasers in diagnostics -- Ultrafast peeking -- LASERS IN INDUSTRY -- Laser machining -- Laser cutting/drilling -- Cutting the forest -- Nanostructure with lasers -- LASER TIME CAPSULE -- Introduction -- Ultrashort pulses in microscopy -- Communication -- Frequency combs -- LIGHT IN MATTER -- Attosecond sicence -- Lasers in nuclear physics and accelerators -- Laser cooling -- HIGH POWER LASERS (TAZER/TEASER) -- Filaments -- Laser-induced lighting -- Lazer tazer-teaser --LASER SENSORS -- Passive sensors -- Active sensors -- FUTURE PERSPECTIVES.
ISBN 9783527410392 (print : pbk. : acid-free paper)
3527410392 (print : pbk. : acid-free paper)
Subject Lasers.
Alt Author Arissian, Ladan.

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