High power and solid state lasers
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Published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering in Bellingham, Wash., USA .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam W. Simmons, chairman/editor.
SeriesProceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 622
ContributionsSimmons, William W., 1932-, Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers., American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
LC ClassificationsTA1705 .H54 1986
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Paginationvi, 192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2745540M
ISBN 100892526572
LC Control Number86070355

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