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The first part of the talk will outline the key principles of the LASER from an historical viewpoint, starting with Einstein’s paper of 1917 through to the working device of Maiman in 1960.
The development of the diode laser in the 1960s, using semi-
All this comes from the intellect and imagination of people: individuals doing esoteric physics of seemingly little economic or social benefit, which others have translated into innovations which have spawned new industries.
Lasers: Principles, Progress and People
The Lord Phillips Memorial Lecture
(Joint Lecture with Cardiff University)
The Lord Phillips Memorial Lecture, sponsored by Cardiff University, celebrates the life and work of Lord David Phillips of Ellesmere (1924-
A detailed biography of Lord Phillips, published by the Independent on 26th February 1999 is available here