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Comprehensive in its scope and practical in its approach, this guide aims to help end users quickly and easily choose the laser best suited to their needs. Starting with a concise introduction to the fundamentals of lasers and optics, this book offers practical, up-to-date information on all major types of lasers for applications ranging from science, engineering, and manufacturing to medicine and entertainment. The second edition contains all-new chapters on X-ray lasers, free-electron lasers, fiber lasers, and semiconductor lasers. For easy reference, chapters on each laser share a common structure that includes - basic physics and optics, internal workings, beam characteristics and efficiency, operating requirements, reliability and maintenance, safety considerations and applications and commercial availability.
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Book Description The McGraw-Hill Company. Condition: New. pp. xiv + 498 , Illus. Seller Inventory # 46387972
Book Description Tab Books, 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110830642749
Book Description Tab Books, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0830642749