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How lasers work

An article about lasers from the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, and the story of the first laser built.

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What is laser?

A basic explanation from NASA of what laser is and how it differs from ordinary light, along with some examples of how lasers are used.

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50 Uses of the laser

The laser turned 50 in May 2010, and it's been a busy half century. Find out what lasers have been up to from reading barcodes to removing tattoos.

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X-Ray Lasers

Description of X-ray laser mechanisms.

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Laser experiments

Easy and fun activities with Lasers

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Tuning the Laser

All about adjusting the colour of lasers.

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Laser challenge

A simple platform game from the Nobel foundation, including questions about lasers

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Free Electron Laser

Many features of the dynamics of free electron lasers can be understood using a simple pendulum model. This site uses JAVA applets to demonstrate this.

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Lasers

A useful introduction to lasers and how they work, presented in the form of a dialogue with animations.

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World of lasers

An advanced level site all about lasers, including basics on how they work, their various uses, an FAQ section and news.

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