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Title: Laser machining-- a status report

Author: McMillin, C. W.;

Date: 1972

Source: Southern Lumberman 225(2795):19-20

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The laser (an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) provides a source of intense optical radiation. This energy can be focused to a very small diameter. At even moderate power levels, therefore, the energy at the focal point is sufficient to vaporize most materials.

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McMillin, C. W. 1972. Laser machining-- a status report. Southern Lumberman 225(2795):19-20


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