Definition of Lasers
1. Noun. (plural of laser) ¹
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Definition of Lasers
1. laser [n] - See also: laser
Medical Definition of Lasers
1. Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. This phenomenon is brought about using devices that transform light of varying frequencies into a single intense, nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation in the visible region. Lasers operate in the visible, infrared, or ultraviolet regions of the spectrum. They are capable of producing immense heat and power when focused at close range and are used in surgical procedures, in diagnosis, and in physiologic studies. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Lasers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"WORLD MARKET FOR lasers AND LASER OPTICS Available world market data for ... World market data are available for lasers used in commercial applications. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The infrared lasers, such as carbon dioxide and water vapor, ... However, lasers have made feasible the laboratory use of several important nonlinear ..."
3. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"Our approach can be adopted for most Littman-type external cavity lasers with simple attachments; it will be useful for continuous wavelength sweeping and ..."
4. Operative Gynecologic Laparoscopy: Principles and Techniques by Camran Nezhat (2000)
"Although lasers have not replaced the scalpel or electrosurgery, ... In this chapter, the relevant physics of the various lasers and their clinical ..."
5. Fortress U.S.S.R.: The Soviet Strategic Defense Initiative and the U.S by William R. Van Cleave (1986)
"lasers, PARTICLE BEAMS, AND OTHER R&D Even as the USSR continues to proliferate and modernize its existing weapons for strategic defense, ..."
6. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Some of the CO2 lasers attain powers as high as 1 kW at 1 kHz repetition rate. One of these systems is capable of reaching intensities greater than 1x10 exp ..."
7. Profiting from Chaos: Using Chaos Theory for Market Timing, Stock Selection by Tonis Vaga (1994)
"Light and lasers: Characteristics of Coherence Perhaps no other complex system has attracted as much attention as the laser. The laser is an example of a ..."