Principles of the optical maser

United States, 1963

Film
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Demonstrates the applications of basic physical principles in the oscillation of an optical maser. Explains that it is a generator of electromagnetic energy in the optical range of frequencies and is similar to standard radio and microwave oscillators. Demonstrates the use of the principal types of gas and solid state optical masers in the laboratory.

Credits

director

Ed Atwood

producer

Sol Dworkin

production company

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Language

English

Duration

00:28:51:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31468

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telephone

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telephone - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electromagnetism

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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