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An acronym for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation, lasers are a focused beam which has many applications in today's world. See the main [[Laser]] article for a history of this technology
 
An acronym for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation, lasers are a focused beam which has many applications in today's world. See the main [[Laser]] article for a history of this technology
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[[Image:Laser 1966 French Satelite with Doppler Laser Attribution.jpg|thumb|right|The scientific satellite, Diadème with two radio transmitters and a laser - Image by Pline and The Museum of Air and Space in Paris, France ]]
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== Subcategories ==
 
== Subcategories ==
  
*'''[[:Category:Atom lasers|Atom lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Atom lasers|Atom lasers]]''' - a coherent state of propagating atoms
*'''[[:Category:Chemical lasers|Chemical lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Chemical lasers|Chemical lasers]]''' - a laser that obtains its energy from a chemical reaction
*'''[[:Category:Free electron lasers|Free electron lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Free electron lasers|Free electron lasers]]''' - or FEL, a laser that shares the same optical properties as a conventional laser, but which use a relativistic electron beam as a lasing medium
*'''[[:Category:Gas lasers|Gas lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Gas lasers|Gas lasers]]''' - a laser in which the electric current is discharged through a gas to produce coherent light
*'''[[:Category:Laser applications|Laser applications]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Laser applications|Laser applications]]''' - the uses and benefits of lasers
*'''[[:Category:Laser excitation|Laser excitation]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Laser excitation|Laser excitation]]''' - using lasers to excite isotopes to induce separation or for other purposes
*'''[[:Category:Laser modes|Laser modes]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Laser modes|Laser modes]]''' - the different states of oscillating laser waves, such as continuous-wave or quasi-contiunous wave
*'''[[:Category:Laser stability|Laser stability]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Laser stability|Laser stability]]''' - the minimization of undesired vibrations in a laser
*'''[[:Category:Laser transitions|Laser transitions]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Laser transitions|Laser transitions]]''' - or amplifier transition, a transition between two electronic levels of some laser-active ion
*'''[[:Category:Power lasers|Power lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Power lasers|Power lasers]]''' - lasers with high output powers
*'''[[:Category:Pump lasers|Pump lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Pump lasers|Pump lasers]]''' - lasers that use energy transfer from an external source into the gain medium of the laser
*'''[[:Category:Quantum well lasers|Quantum well lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Quantum well lasers|Quantum well lasers]]''' - a laser diode in which the active region of the device is narrow enough to cause quantum confinement
*'''[[:Category:Ring lasers|Ring lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Ring lasers|Ring lasers]]''' - a laser in which the laser cavity has the shape of a ring
*'''[[:Category:Semiconductor lasers|Semiconductor lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Semiconductor lasers|Semiconductor lasers]]''' - lasers based on a semiconductor gain media, where optical gain is achieved by stimulated emission at an interband transition
*'''[[:Category:Solid lasers|Solid lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Solid lasers|Solid-state lasers]]''' - a laser that uses a gain medium that is solid rather than liquid or gas
*'''[[:Category:Surface emitting lasers|Surface emitting lasers]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Surface emitting lasers|Surface emitting lasers]]''' - a laser in which light propagates in the direction perpendicular to the surface, a type of semiconductor laser
  
 
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Revision as of 20:18, 3 February 2012

An acronym for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation, lasers are a focused beam which has many applications in today's world. See the main Laser article for a history of this technology

The scientific satellite, Diadème with two radio transmitters and a laser - Image by Pline and The Museum of Air and Space in Paris, France
The scientific satellite, Diadème with two radio transmitters and a laser - Image by Pline and The Museum of Air and Space in Paris, France


Subcategories

  • Atom lasers - a coherent state of propagating atoms
  • Chemical lasers - a laser that obtains its energy from a chemical reaction
  • Free electron lasers - or FEL, a laser that shares the same optical properties as a conventional laser, but which use a relativistic electron beam as a lasing medium
  • Gas lasers - a laser in which the electric current is discharged through a gas to produce coherent light
  • Laser applications - the uses and benefits of lasers
  • Laser excitation - using lasers to excite isotopes to induce separation or for other purposes
  • Laser modes - the different states of oscillating laser waves, such as continuous-wave or quasi-contiunous wave
  • Laser stability - the minimization of undesired vibrations in a laser
  • Laser transitions - or amplifier transition, a transition between two electronic levels of some laser-active ion
  • Power lasers - lasers with high output powers
  • Pump lasers - lasers that use energy transfer from an external source into the gain medium of the laser
  • Quantum well lasers - a laser diode in which the active region of the device is narrow enough to cause quantum confinement
  • Ring lasers - a laser in which the laser cavity has the shape of a ring
  • Semiconductor lasers - lasers based on a semiconductor gain media, where optical gain is achieved by stimulated emission at an interband transition
  • Solid-state lasers - a laser that uses a gain medium that is solid rather than liquid or gas
  • Surface emitting lasers - a laser in which light propagates in the direction perpendicular to the surface, a type of semiconductor laser

Pages in category "Lasers"

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H

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I

J

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M

M cont.

N

P

Q

R

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T

V

W

Media in category "Lasers"

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