Appendix 2: Directory of Acronyms and Abbreviations

  • David L. Andrews


Bearing in mind the origin of the word ‘laser’ itself, it is perhaps inevitable that the field of laser applications is associated with a plethora of acronyms and abbreviations. The use of these has, as a matter of deliberate policy, been largely avoided in this book. Nonetheless, abbreviations are common in the current laser literature, and the following list has been selected to assist the reader.


HPLC Microwave Iodine Yttrium Photo Dissociation 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • David L. Andrews
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  1. 1.School of Chemical SciencesUniversity of East AngliaNorwichEngland

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