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Mesh term Lasers

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Optical Devices
Radiation Equipment and Supplies


An optical source that emits photons in a coherent beam. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER) is brought about using devices that transform light of varying frequencies into a single intense, nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation. Lasers operate in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet, or X-ray regions of the spectrum.

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Lasers, Dye
Lasers, Excimer
Lasers, Gas
Lasers, Semiconductor
Lasers, Solid-State

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