stimulated emission


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stimulated emission

[′stim·yə‚lād·əd i′mish·ən]
(atomic physics)
Emission of electromagnetic radiation by an atom or molecule as a result of its interaction with incident radiation of the same frequency. Also known as induced emission.
(electromagnetism)
The emission of radiation at a given frequency that results from the presence of an external radiation field of the same frequency.
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The third is stimulated emission also described by Einstein's coefficient [B.
Stimulated emission depletion (32) is notable in that a commercial product has recently been announced.
LASER--Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
Laser stands for Light Amplification through Stimulated Emission of Radiation and disc means a big round silver thing about the size of an 18-inch pizza.
Just trying to understand the roots of the word "laser," an acronym for "Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation," could scare some of us into regarding our range finders as one step away from black magic.
Invented in 1960, laser is short for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation"--but most people just use the acronym (word formed from the initials of a multiword name).
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation - the future of computer connections using fibre-optics, which can carry much more data.
1 The word laser was originally an acronym derived from light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.
The laser, Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, is a concentrated beam of light, created when an electric current passes through special gases.
The derivation of the term as an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation is well known, as are the stimulating media: carbon dioxide gas (CO2) and neodymium yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG).
Contract notice: Stimulated emission depletion microscopy system (stedm).
Their name is derived from the term, "light amplification through the stimulated emission of radiation.

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