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Basic laser mechanisms

  • D. Schuöcker
Part of the Engineering Lasers and Their Applications book series (LSAS, volume 2)

Abstract

It is a common experience that a disturbance in a solid or a fluid propagates outwards in all directions with a certain speed. An example is the everyday experience of a stone thrown into water.

Keywords

Electromagnetic Wave Glow Discharge Spontaneous Emission Spherical Wave Path Difference 
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