Laser Applications Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Laser Applications
Description:
This laser cutting machine can cut metal up to 16 mm thick. Laser cutting is just one of many laser applications--lasers can cool atoms, bring stars into focus, and transmit information. To learn about many more applications, see this Hyperphysics webpage.
Image:
image credit: LVD Company n.v.; <a href="http://www.pdssheetmetal.co.uk/Laser-Cutting.html" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/LaserCutting-large.gif" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: LVD Company n.v.; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/LaserCutting-large.gif
Featured:
September 16, 2010 - October 1, 2010