Super laser could defend US warships

August 2003
Engineer (00137758);8/8/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7633, p6
Reports on the 10 kW free electron laser developed by a team at the United States Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility for possible use on Navy ships. Capabilities and features of the device.


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