Covering high-energy ultrafast amplifiers and solid-state, fiber, and diode lasers, this reference examines recent developments in high-speed laser technology. It presents a comprehensive survey of ultrafast laser technology, its applications, and future trends in various scientific and industrial areas. Topics include: micromachining applications for metals, dielectrics, and biological tissue; advanced electronics and semiconductor processing; optical coherence tomography; multiphoton microscopy; optical sampling and scanning; THz generation and imaging; optical communication systems; absolute phase control of optical signals; and more.
For anyone who wants to deal with short pulse lasers, this book is excellent. It describes the technologies and the effects behind them very extensively and in detail
- Author(s): Martin E. Fermann, Almantas Galvanauskas, Gregg Sucha
- Number of pages : 808 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0824708415
- ISBN-13 : 978-0824708412
- Publisher : CRC Press; 1st Edition (October 25, 2002)
- Language: : English