The Laser Inventor: Memoirs of Theodore H. Maiman By Theodore H. Maiman
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 326 Pages | ISBN : 331961939X | 27.34 MB
In these engaging memoirs of a maverick, Theodore H. Maiman describes the life events leading to his invention of the laser in 1960. Maiman succeeded using his expertise in physics and engineering along with an ingenious and elegant design not anticipated by others. His pink ruby laser produced mankind’s first-ever coherent light and has provided transformational technology for commerce, industry, telecom, the Internet, medicine, and all the sciences. Maiman also chronicles the resistance from his employer and the ongoing intrigue by competing researchers in industry and academia seeking to diminish his contribution in inventing the first laser.