New slab and solid-state laser technologies and applications
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Published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Solid-staste lasers -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

StatementSteve Guch, John Eggleston, chairs/editors, sponsored by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ... [et al.].
SeriesProceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering -- v. 736
ContributionsGuch, Steve, Eggleston, John., Society for Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA1705 N4 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17375866M

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