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Laser: The Inventor, the Nobel Laureate, and the Thirty-Year Patent War

Taylor, Nick

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ISBN 10: 0684835150 / ISBN 13: 9780684835150
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2000
Condition: very good, very good
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304, index, DJ slightly worn and soiled. Gordon Gould, as an obscure physicist in 1957, conceived of the laser. But before he could sumbit a patent application, a prominent professor of physics whose office was next door to Gould's filed his own laser patent claims. Bookseller Inventory # 36934

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Title: Laser: The Inventor, the Nobel Laureate, and...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 2000

Book Condition: very good, very good

Edition: First Printing.

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An account of the man who successfully proved that he had invented the laser recalls Gordon Gould's thirty-year battle with the U.S. Patent Office to claim this important legacy, in an inside look at the American patent process. 30,000 first printing.

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Nick Taylor is the author or coauthor of eight books, including the national bestseller John Glenn: A Memoir, and numerous articles for magazines, including Esquire and The New York Times Magazine. He lives in New York City.

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