Beyond the Beam: A History of Multidimensional Lasers

Zoltán György Horváth

For the past half century, both scientists and the public have come to think of lasers as producing line-like beams. Yet there’s nothing about the laser that requires light emission to occur in a single dimension. Though initially forgotten and ignored, multidimensional lasers may define the next era of the technology’s evolution.

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Publish Date: 01 July 2012


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