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Maiman, Theodore H.

The Laser Inventor

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Table of contents

Part I. The Maiman Memoirs

1. Setting the Stage
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2. Stepping Stones
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3. The Ivory Tower
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4. Entering the Real World
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5. The Ruby Maser Distraction
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6. Building Blocks
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7. Laser Chronology
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8. Race to the Light
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9. Three Levels “Can’t Work”
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10. Obstacles and Solutions
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11. Let There Be Coherent Light
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12. The Light Fantastic
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13. Publication Fiasco—Enter Politics
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14. The News Release
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15. Aftershocks and Ripple Effects
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16. Nullification Tactics
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17. Bandwagoning
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18. Forty Years of Spin
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19. Exploding a Myth
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20. Exit Hughes, Enter Korad
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21. A Solution Looking for a Problem
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22. Hughes Patent Blunders
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23. The Paper Patents
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24. Award Happenings
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25. South American Adventure
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Part II. The Supplementary Material

26. Addendum 1: Speech by Dr. Theodore H. Maiman, July 7, 1960, at Press Conference, New York, Announcing the Creation of the First Laser
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27. Addendum 2: “Ted Maiman and the Laser: 50 Years Later,” Tribute by Nick Holonyak, Jr.
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28. Addendum 3: “Maiman’s Laser: A Legacy of Limitless Applications,” by Jeff Hecht
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29. Addendum 4: “Pretenders to Invention of the Laser,” by Mrs. Kathleen Maiman
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30. Addendum 5: Scientific Papers and Patents by Theodore H. Maiman
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31. Addendum 6: Theodore H. Maiman’s Major Awards, Prizes, and Citations
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32. Addendum 7: Table of 38 Nobel Prize Awards Citing the Laser, 1964–2017
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33. Addendum 8: Table of Japan Prize Awards Citing the Laser, 1987–2014
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34. Addendum 9: U.S. Patent Number 3,353,115: Ruby Laser Systems, Inventor Theodore H. Maiman
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35. Addendum 10: Reprint of T.H. Maiman, “Stimulated Optical Radiation in Ruby,” Nature, 187, 493–494 (August 6, 1960)
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Keywords: Popular Science, Popular Science in Physics, Popular Science in Technology, Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Biographies
Page amount
39 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319619408
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-61939-2

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