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This website presents a history of how Townes and Schawlow invented the laser. The story is supported by pictures and by quotations from the two inventors. Links in the text provide information about laser applications.
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Light
- Modern Optics
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1998 Lucent Technologies
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Keywords: invention, inventors, laser, maser, physics history
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 10, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Mar 10, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, 1998), WWW Document, (http://www.bell-labs.com/history/laser/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Schawlow and Townes Invent the Laser, (Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, 1998), <http://www.bell-labs.com/history/laser/>.
APA Format
Schawlow and Townes Invent the Laser. (2007, July 10). Retrieved September 19, 2014, from Lucent Technologies: http://www.bell-labs.com/history/laser/
Chicago Format
Lucent Technologies. Schawlow and Townes Invent the Laser. Murray Hill: Lucent Technologies, July 10, 2007. http://www.bell-labs.com/history/laser/ (accessed 19 September 2014).
MLA Format
Schawlow and Townes Invent the Laser. Murray Hill: Lucent Technologies, 1998. 10 July 2007. 19 Sep. 2014 <http://www.bell-labs.com/history/laser/>.
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