Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide, 3rd Edition
June 2008, ©2008, Wiley-IEEE Press
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- Written by a professional science writer to give readers an intuitive feel for lasers with a minimum of formal mathematics
- Iillustrated with conceptual drawings and well-organized tables of information such as types of lasers, laser wavelengths, and detectors
- Each chapter concludes with a multiple-choice quiz and the answers are provided at the end of the book
- Key topics include: semiconductor lasers; solid-state lasers; gas lasers; and laser applications in information processing, medicine, communications, industry, and military systems.