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Image for Fusion: Science, Politics, and the Invention of a New Energy Source.

Fusion: Science, Politics, and the Invention of a New Energy Source.

By: BROMBERG, Joan Lisa.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Cambridge:, MIT Press, (1983).: 1983

Seller ID: S12428

ISBN: 0262021803


8vo. xxvi, 344 pp. Figs., illus., index. Printed wrappers. Near fine. [br] ISBN: 0262021803 View more info

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The Laser in America, 1950-1970.

By: BROMBERG, Joan Lisa.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, MIT Press, (1991).: 1991

Seller ID: S12429

ISBN: 0262023180


8vo. xiv, 310 pp. Illus., index. Black-stamped red cloth, dust-jacket; jacket corners a bit worn else fine. ISBN: 0262023180 "The laser has proved one of the most protean devices of our century. A mere thirty years after its invention, it already serves us in uses as varied as surgical instruments, "smart" bombs, printers, audio devices, telephone communication, cloth cutting, machining, and chemical research. In this book Joan Lisa Bromberg brings a historian's broad perspective to bear on the formative years of laser research in the United States. She demonstrates that, as laser... View more info