Science Past from the issue of December 15, 1962

By Science News, 14:43 PM November 29, 2012

NEW LASER USES LIQUID — A new way of producing the very intense light beam of lasers, which are promising for use in space and earth communications, was reported to the American Physical Society in New York. Organic liquid lasers give off light at wavelengths not previously available and are predicted to become important in the fundamental understanding of matter. The new kind of laser, or optical maser, operates on a principle never used before — stimulated “Raman” scattering. Although the R...

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