This is a textbook and general reference book on lasers, with the emphasis on basic laser principles and laser theory rather than a handbook or catalogue of laser devices. It brings together into a unified and carefully laid out exposition all the fundamental and important physical principles and properties of laser devices, including both the atomic physics of laser materials and the optical physics and practical performance of laser devices. A unique feature of this book is that it gives a complete detailed and accurate ...

Lasers 1986, University Science Books, Sausalito

ISBN-13: 9780935702118

Revised edition