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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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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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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.

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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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A Brief History of Lasers: Max Plank published work in 1900 that provided the understanding that light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. Without this.

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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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Where, and for the first time in the history of the lasers, there emanated from the output, of what proved as the original historic gas discharge laser light source, ...

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Sep 1, 2010 ... Lasers have had a rich and complex history over the half-century since Theodore Maiman crossed the threshold of the laser age on May 16, ...