Published Online: 15 JUL 2004
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Encyclopedia of Applied Physics
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Fan, T. Y. 2004. Lasers, Solid-state. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2004
An overview of solid-state lasers, which are lasers using doped, dielectric solids as the gain media, is presented. The article includes information on the history, materials physics, technology, and application of these devices.
- solid-state lasers;
- fiber lasers;
- rare-earth-doped materials;
- transition-metal-doped materials