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Laser Isotope Separation

  1. Vladilen Letokhov,
  2. Evgeny Ryabov

Published Online: 15 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527600434.eap627

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

How to Cite

Letokhov, V. and Ryabov, E. 2004. Laser Isotope Separation. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. .

Author Information

  1. Institute of Spectroscopy of Russian Academy of Sciences, Troitsk, Moscow Region, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2004


This paper gives in a concise form, an idea of the principles of various laser isotope separation methods, the current status of studies in this field, and industrial applications of laser isotope separation techniques.


  • separation;
  • isotope;
  • photoionization;
  • photodissociation;
  • laser;
  • multiphoton