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Laser Engineering, 1st edition

  • Kelin J. Kuhn

Published by Pearson (December 4th 1997) - Copyright © 1998

1st edition

Laser Engineering

ISBN-13: 9780023669217

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Overview

Presents fundamental principles of lasers immediately relevant to lasers in practice. Balancing theory with engineering examples from well-established laser companies, the book provides an important and practical design resource. KEY TOPICS: Using actual laser systems from major companies as examples, the book provides an opportunity to apply skills. The book also introduces non-linear optics and covers important support technologies. It also incorporates material on basic laser safety and summarizes basic optics commonly used in laser engineering. MARKET: A valuable reference book for practicing electrical engineers working with lasers.

Table of contents

I. LASER FUNDAMENTALS.

 1. Introduction to Lasers.

 2. Energy States and Gain.

 3. The Fabry-Perot Etalon.

 4. Transverse Mode Properties.

 5. Gain Saturation.

 6. Transient Processes.

 7. Introduction to Nonlinear Optics.

 8. Supportive Technologies.

II. DESIGN OF LASER SYSTEMS.

 9. Conventional Gas Lasers.

10. Conventional Solid State Lasers.

11. Transition-Metal Solid-State Lasers.

12. Other Major Commercial Lasers.

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