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Properties of Applications of Lasers

Selected Literature References

Lasers have emerged from advanced research laboratories and military arsenals into our everyday lives as the technology advances and the fabrication costs decline. Leading researchers in the field have published a number of high-quality books and review articles on laser fundamentals and applications. This section contains a listing of selected books and book chapters from this cutting-edge field of research.

Handbook of Lasers., Weber, M., CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1198 pages (2001).

Introduction to Lasers, 3rd edition., Hitz, B., Ewing, J., and Hecht, J., IEEE Press, Piscataway, New Jersey, 288 pages (2001).

The Photonics Design and Applications Handbook, Book 3., The Photonics Directory, 2001 edition, Laurin Publishing, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 472 pages (2001).

Electro-Optics Handbook, 2nd edition., Waynant, R. and Ediger, M. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, irregular pagination (2000).

Semiconductor Lasers: Optics and Photonics., Kapon, E. (ed), Academic Press, San Diego, California, 453 pages (1999).

Applied Electro-Optics., Desmarais, L., Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 337 pages (1998).

Femtosecond Laser Pulses., Rullière, C. (ed), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 309 pages (1998).

Laser, Light of a Million Uses., Hecht, J. and Teresi, D., Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, 264 pages (1998).

Principles of Lasers, 4th edition., Svelto, O., Hanna, D. (ed and translator), Plenum Press, New York, 604 pages (1998).

Handbook of Photonics., Gupta, M. (ed), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 812 pages (1997).

Laser Fundamentals., Silfvast, W., Cambridge University Press, New York, 521 pages (1996).

Lasers., Miller, J. and Friedman, E., in Photonics Rules of Thumb: Optics, Electro-Optics, Fiber Optics, and Lasers, McGraw-Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, pages 153-182 (1996).

Lasers and Electro-Optics: Fundamentals and Engineering., Davis, C., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 720 pages (1996).

Ultrashort Laser Pulse Phenomena., Diels, J.-C. and Rudoplph, W., Academic Press, San Diego, California, 581 pages (1996).

Nonlinear dynamics of the laser., Lauterborn, W., Kurz, T., and Wiesenfeldt, M., in Coherent Optics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pages 179-198 (1995).

Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide, 2nd edition., Hecht, J., IEEE Press, Piscataway, New Jersey, 422 pages (1993).

Lasers: The New Technology of Light., Billings, C., Facts On File, Inc., New York, 118 pages (1992).

The Laser Guidebook, 2nd edition., Hecht, J., McGraw-Hill, New York, 498 pages (1992).

Encyclopedia of Lasers and Optical Technology., Meyers, R. (ed), Academic Press, San Diego, California, 764 pages (1991).

Understanding Lasers., Hecht J., Howard W. Sams and Company, Carmel, Indiana, 433 pages (1988).

Introduction to Lasers and Their Applications., O'Shea, D., Callen, W., and Rhodes, W., Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, Massachusetts, 276 pages (1977).


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