gas-discharge laser

gas-discharge laser

[¦gas ′dis‚chärj ‚lā·zər]
(optics)
A gas laser in which optical pumping is caused by nonequilibrium processes in a gas discharge.
References in periodicals archive ?
Earlier this month, Gould finally received a patent for inventing the gas-discharge laser.
In 1959, inventor Gordon Gould applied for a patent that covered gas-discharge lasers.