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Laser: Light of a Million Uses

Jeff Hecht, Dick Teresi - Science - 1998 - 264 pages
Past, present, and future of tools with a host of functions, from providing superb fidelity on CDs to transforming surgery. "Fascinating. . . richly, readably thorough." ? Wall ...
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Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide

Jeff Hecht - Technology & Engineering - 2011 - 496 pages
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 ...
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Beam Weapons: The Next Arms Race

Jeff Hecht - Technology & Engineering - 1984 - 373 pages
Beam Weapons examines the directed-energy weapons that became a central part of the Reagan Administration's Strategic Defense Initiative, better known as "Star Wars." First ...
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Beam: The Race to Make the Laser

Jeff Hecht - Science - 2005 - 288 pages
In 1954, Charles Townes invented the laser's microwave cousin, the maser. The next logical step was to extend the same physical principles to the shorter wavelengths of light ...
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Understanding fiber optics

Jeff Hecht - Computers - 1987 - 450 pages
This book is thorough, up to date, and provides comprehensive and intuitive introduction to fiber optics. With mathematics limited to basic algebra, the book takes a practical ...
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The Laser Guidebook

Jeff Hecht - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 498 pages
New edition of a reference and tutorial introduction to the practical aspects of lasers--the functional characteristics vital to those who work with them. A few chapters ...
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City of Light: The Story of Fiber Optics

Jeff Hecht - Science - 2004 - 340 pages
City of Light tells the story of fiber optics, tracing its transformation from 19th-century parlor trick into the foundation of our global communications network. Written for a ...
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Laser Pioneers

Jeff Hecht - Science - 1992 - 298 pages
Jeff Hecht details the intriguing story of laser-technology development throughory. The revised edition of Laser Pioneers describes a race for innovativee of thenatingers ...
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