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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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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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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 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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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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Understanding Fiber Optics

Jeff Hecht - Technology & Engineering - 2015 - 800 pages
A tutorial introduction to fiber optics, which explains fundamental concepts of fiber optics, components and systems with minimal math. With more than 100,000 copies in print ...
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