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Laser Applications Feature Summary

Physics in Your World
Laser Applications
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.
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September 16, 2010 - October 1, 2010