Laser Handbook, Volume 4 book cover

Laser Handbook, Volume 4

Volume 4 of the Laser Handbook continues the high standard set by the first three volumes which were widely acclaimed by numerous reviewers in Science, Optical Spectra and Laser Technology, as presenting an outstanding contribution to the field of laser technology.

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Laser Handbook


Published: November 1985

Imprint: North-holland

ISBN: 978-0-444-86927-2


  • Every chapter contains a long and valuable reference list. There is a great deal of information in this book that cannot be obtained easily from other sources and it should be available in all institute libraries used by optical engineers and laser scientists.


  • Preface. 1. Experimental and theoretical aspects of the free-electron laser (G. Dattoli and A. Renieri). 2. Color center lasers (L.F. Mollenauer). 3. The multioscillator ring laser gyroscope (H. Statz et al.). 4. Nonlinear optical phase conjugation (D.M. Pepper). 5. Optical bistability (J.A. Goldstone). Author index. Subject index.


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