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SPIE Field Guides

Posted on 2009-04-28 as a part of the Photonics Spotlight (available as e-mail newsletter!)

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Author: Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta, RP Photonics Consulting GmbH

Abstract: Dr. Paschotta has published two books in the Field Guide series of SPIE: one on Lasers and one on Laser Pulse Generation.

Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta

A while ago, I have published two compact books in the "Field Guide" Series of SPIE:

These Field Guides are compact and moderately priced books with somewhat over 100 pages. They do not go as far into detail as the Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology, but are very handy for a quick introduction into such topical areas. They are thus also very useful for teaching, giving the students a summary of all essential aspects, yet being more precise than some class notes typically can be, given the limited time for such activities.

Currently, SPIE sells these books at an even lower price – a good opportunity to get a few for your R & D group or for your next graduate course.

This article is a posting of the Photonics Spotlight, authored by Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta. You may link to this page and cite it, because its location is permanent. See also the Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology.

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