The world's first laser was created by Theodore Maiman on May 16, 1960. (see "Theodore Maiman" under Yahoo search). His breakthrough accomplishment changed the world as we know it.
In "The Laser Odyssey", Maiman takes his readers through a riveting expose of the Machiavellian scene behind the creation of the first laser. It is a personable chronicle of a maverick scientist who defied conventional wisdom while he blazed his own trail.
As he develops his story, Maiman interleaves the laser motif with revealing anecdotes and adventures.
Theodore H. Maiman. Listed in "Who's Who in the World". BS Engineering-Physics, Univ. of Colo.; MS Electrical Engineering, Stanford; PhD Physics, Stanford (under Nobel Laureate, Willis Lamb). Member: National Academy of Sciences; National Academy of Enginering; Fellow: American Physical Society; Optical Society of America. Recipient: Hertz Award (granted in White House ceremony by Lyndon B. Johnson); National Inventors Hall of Fame (in company with: Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell and the Wright Brothers). Japan Prize (dignified by the Emperor of Japan); Wolf Prize in Physics; Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
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Descrizione libro Laser Pr, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110970292708
Descrizione libro Laser Pr. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0970292708 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0652555
Descrizione libro Laser Pr, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0970292708