Ultraviolet Laser Technology and Applications

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Academic Press, 1995 - Lasers. - 350 pages
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Ultraviolet Laser Technology and Applications is a hands-on reference text that identifies the main areas of UV laser technology; describes how each is applied; offers clearly illustrated examples of UV opticalsystems applications; and includes technical data on optics, lasers, materials, and systems. This book is unique for its comprehensive, in-depth coverage. Each chapter deals with a different aspect of the subject, beginning with UV light itself; moving through the optics, sources, and systems; and concluding with detailed descriptions of applications in various fields.
The text enables practicing engineers and researchers to utilize concepts and innovations to solve actual problems encountered in UV optical technology applications. It also offers a wealth of information for equipment designers and manufacturers.
Those in laser fields (including medical, electronics, and semiconductors), students, engineers, technicians, as well as newcomers to the subject who require a basic introduction to the topic, will all find Ultraviolet Laser Technology and Applications to be an essential resource.
Key Features
* Serves as a valuable, practical reference to UV laser technology
* Presents detailed technical data and techniques
* Offers highly illustrated optics designs and beam delivery systems
* Includes an extensive bibliography, references, and glossary
* Covers all major UV laser markets and technology systems

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Contents

Ultraviolet Light
1
Ablation
33
Micromachining
35
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

David Elliott worked with the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority before moving to the Open University, UK where he is Professor of Technology Policy and has developed courses on technological innovation, focusing in particular on renewable energy technology. He has published widely on renewable energy policy, including "Energy, Society and Environment" (2003). He is Co-Director of the OU Energy and Environment Research Unit.

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