nuclear laser

nuclear laser

[′nü·klē·ər ′lā·zər]
(optics)
A gas laser in which the gas molecules are excited by high-energy fission particles produced by a pulsed nuclear reactor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Danaher Corporation, Qiagen N.V., Siemens Healthcare, Abbott Laboratories, Hologic, Inc., PerkinElmer, Inc., Transgenomic, Inc., Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Fujirebio Europe N.V., Nuclear Laser Medicine srl
Earlier, scientists had designed a nuclear laser for this purpose, but they found that the nuclear laser consumes more energy.
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