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Sam’s Laser FAQ
Sam’s Laser FAQ provides a wealth of useful practical information on many types of lasers of interest to the experimenter, hobbyist, technician, and engineer. These include the types of lasers found in CD, DVD, and Blu-ray devices and laser pointers, those used for precision metrology and interferometry, as well as laser light shows and much more. Everyone from poets to scientists of major photonics manufacturers have been found using this resource.
* Basic laser principles, laser safety, general laser information, laser instruments and applications, laser and parts sources, laser experiments and projects, laser discussion groups and newsgroups, and many references, and links.
* Operation, internal construction (optical and electrical), adjustment, and repair of a variety of commercial lasers of all types including Coherent, Melles Griot, Spectra-Physics, Uniphase, and others.
* Amateur laser construction (building lasers from raw materials rather than from laser components).
Sam’s Laser FAQ was developed to provide a unique resource for experimenters and hobbyists - as well as just plain old basement tinkerers.