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Lasers In The Industrial Environment
Author(s): Andrew Tomlinson
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Paper Abstract

The Helium Neon laser operating at 633 nm has taken its place as a custom or off-the-shelf component in the industrial environment. It is low cost, rugged and reliable. Some of the peculiar properties of Helium Neon lasers are discussed with emphasis on the consid-erations necessary to specify and use the lasers routinely. The topics covered are: beam properties, electrical characteristics, noise, mechanical requirements and lifetime.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 1971
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0170, Optics in Quality Assurance II, (8 May 1971); doi: 10.1117/12.957023
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Andrew Tomlinson, Spectra-Physics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0170:
Optics in Quality Assurance II
Harvey L. Kasdan, Editor(s)

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