Introduction: Fundamentals of Lasers

Yong Kang Eugene Tay, Huajun He, Xiangling Tian, Mingjie Li, Tze Chien Sum

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review


The term LASER is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. In today’s world, the Laser is a convenient handheld device that produces coherent light and has found widespread industrial and scientific applications. For instance, infrared lasers are implemented in barcode scanners, in thermometers for concreting and in laser levels for site survey.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - May 2022

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Engineering(all)


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