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2 edition of How the Laser Happened found in the catalog.

How the Laser Happened

Charles H. Townes

How the Laser Happened

Adventures of a Scientist

by Charles H. Townes

  • 150 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Lasers,
  • Military - Strategy,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9339157M
    ISBN 100613921585
    ISBN 109780613921589

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