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Title:
Lasers : now and into the future
Author:
Parker, Steve.
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Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Thameside Press ; North Mankato, MN : Distributed in the United States by Smart Apple Media [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Summary:
Explains how lasers work, describes ways in which they have revolutionized our lives, and predicts how they may be used in the future.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.0 1.0 61160.
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ISBN:
9781931983242
Format :
Book

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Eight books survey the latest discoveries in technology and predict where new developments might take us in the 21st century. Advances in space exploration, medicine, lasers, satellites, and more are examined. Each title includes an array of color photos and diagrams.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Light and Laser Lightp. 6
How Lasers Workp. 8
Lifesaving Lasersp. 10
Lasers in Industryp. 12
Fun with Lasersp. 14
Made by Micro-Laserp. 16
Talking by Laserp. 18
Measuring by Laserp. 20
Laser Hologramsp. 22
Lasers in Wartimep. 24
Masersp. 26
Lasers in the Futurep. 28
Glossaryp. 30
Indexp. 32