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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Lasers.

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Edition Notes

StatementKoichi Shimoda ; [English translation by Munetada Yamamuro].
SeriesSpringer series in optical sciences ;, v. 44
LC ClassificationsQC688 .S5513 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1858028M
ISBN 103540167137, 0387167137
LC Control Number90010296

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