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A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation. The term "laser" ... More »

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A HISTORY OF THE LASER In honor of the laser turning 50, here is a timeline of some of the more notable scientific accomplishments related to light.

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History of the Laser. Photonics Media presents a look at milestones in the history of the laser, decade by decade. Click on an entry to see details about the topic.

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Early History. Theory. In 1917, Einstein laid the foundation for the laser when he introduced the concept of stimulated emission; where a photon interacts with an ...

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LASER is the acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Albert Einstein first explained the theory of stimulated emission in 1917, which ...

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Section 2.1: Brief history of lasers. Laser is the acronym of Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Laser is light of special properties, light is ...

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Picture of Einstein from: http://home.achilles.net/~jtalbot/history/einstein.html ... You can see the first lasers were much smaller then the maser, but they would get ...

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Half a century has passed since Theodore Maiman's small ruby rod crossed the threshold of laser emission. The breakthrough demonstration earned headlines,  ...

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Every now and then, a scientific breakthrough occurs that has a revolutionary impact on daily life. One example of this is the invention of the laser, which stands  ...

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The history of how military demands and physics theories led to the invention of the maser and the ... LaserFest celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first lasers.