J.F. Young, Laser-Produced Plasmas as Short Wavelength, Incoherent Optical Sources. P.D. Johnson, Synchrotron Radiation. A. Dienes and D.R. Yankelevich, Continuous Wave Dye Lasers. R.W. Fox, A.S. Zibrov, and L. Hollberg, Semiconductor Diode Lasers. M. Zhu and J.L. Hall, Frequency Stabilization of Tunable Lasers. M.G. Littman and X. Wang, Pulsed Lasers. I. Duling, Short Pulse Lasers. T. Feurer and R. Sauerbrey, Characterization ofShort Laser Pulses. U. Simon and F.K. Tittel, Nonlinear Optical Frequency Conversion Techniques. J. Helmcke, Optical Wavelength Standards. M. Zhu and J.L. Hall, Precise Wavelength Measurement of Tunable Lasers. S. Hendow, Optical Materials and Devices. L. McCaughan, Guided Wave and Integrated Optics. Chapter References. Subject Index.