A history of the laser: 1960 to 2019

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In 2020, the laser will celebrate its 60th anniversary. Here Photonics Media presents a timeline of some of the more notable scientific accomplishments related to light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (laser). An interactive version of the laser timeline is also available, as well as a primer on laser basics detailing how lasers work.

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