carbon monoxide laser

carbon monoxide laser

[¦kär·bən mə′näk‚sīd ′lā·zər]
(optics)
A molecular gas laser in which the active laser molecule is carbon monoxide, and the strongest wavelengths are 4.9 to 5.7 micrometers. Also known as CO laser.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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