Nuclear-pumped lasers proceedings of a workshop held at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, July 25-26, 1979.

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .

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  • Nuclear fusion -- Congresses.,
  • Laser plasmas -- Congresses.,
  • Proton beams -- Congresses.

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SeriesNASA conference publication -- 2107.
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch., Langley Research Center., Nuclear-Pumped Laser Workshop (1979 : Langley Research Center)
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Paginationvi, 136 p. :
Number of Pages136
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Open LibraryOL18019050M

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Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Lasers Free Electron Lasers Nuclear Pumped Lasers Natural Lasers Inversionless Lasers Amplification of Core-Valence Luminescence APPENDICES Laser Safety Acronyms, Abbreviations, Initialisms, and Common Names for Types of Lasers, Laser Materials, Laser Structures and Operating Configurations, and Systems.

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