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Laser machining-- a status reportAuthor(s): C. W. McMillin
Source: Southern Lumberman 225(2795):19-20
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe 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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CitationMcMillin, C. W. 1972. Laser machining-- a status report. Southern Lumberman 225(2795):19-20
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