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Session X4: The Laser: Historical Perspectives and Impact on Precision Measurements

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Sponsoring Units: FHP GPMFC
Chair: Daniel Kleppner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room: Thurgood Marshall North


Tuesday, February 16, 2010
10:45AM - 11:21AM

X4.00001: First light : from the ruby laser to nonlinear optics
Invited Speaker: J.A. Giordmaine

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010
11:21AM - 11:57AM

X4.00002: Freedom from band-gap slavery: from diode lasers to quantum cascade lasers
Invited Speaker: Federico Capasso

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010
11:57AM - 12:33PM

X4.00003: Developing Stabilized Lasers, Measuring their Frequencies, demoting the Metre, inventing the Comb, and further consequences
Invited Speaker: John L. Hall

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