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Understanding lasers an entry-level guide by Jeff Hecht

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Published by IEEE Press, John Wiley & Sons in Piscataway, NJ, Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lasers

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Edition Notes

StatementJeff Hecht.
SeriesIEEE Press understanding science & technology series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA1675 .H435 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 478 p. :
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18608764M
ISBN 109780470088906
LC Control Number2008275255

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Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide Book Abstract: This updated edition is both accurate and easy to understand. Written for students, hobbyists, non-specialist engineers and anyone who wants an entry-level introduction to laser technology, this book provides practical, intuitive descriptions of the workings of major types of lasers and their applications. 4 1 Lasers: Fundamentals, Types, and Operations N N E 0 E E 1 E 3 E 0 E E 1 2 Fast decay Fast decay Fast decay Pumping Pumping Lasing Lasing (a) (b) Figure Energy level diagram for (a) three- and (b) four level laser systems. N 1 to achieve the condition of population inversion between E 2 and E 1 at moderate pumping. Threshold Gain Coefficient for Lasing Laser beam undergoes File Size: KB. Chapter 4 Fundamentals of Laser-Material Interaction and Application to Multiscale Surface Modification Matthew S. Brown and Craig B. Arnold Abstract Lasers provide the ability to accurately deliver large amounts of energy into confined regions of a material in order to achieve a desired response. "provide a sound understanding of how to use lasers in treating common aesthetic skin concerns" "this is one of the best clinical laser procedural books published" "very complete and thorough"" highly recommend it to all dermatology residents in training and anyone who wants to learn how to use lasers"/5(18).

  Understanding Lasers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Introduces the fundamentals of lasers and optics. Describes the physi /5(16).   Updated to reflect advancements since the publication of the previous edition, Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide, 3rd Edition is an introduction to lasers and associated equipment. You.   This intuitive third edition-previously published as Understanding Laser Technology, First and Second Editions-introduces engineers, scientists, technicians, and novices alike to the world of /5(2).   A short account of laser history from Hecht's book Laser Pioneers (see below). Books For younger readers. Lasers by James Bow. Gareth Stevens, A page introduction for ages 9– Lasers: The Technology and Uses of Crafted Light by .