TITLE

Waveguides pave the way to EUV research

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
R&D Magazine;Feb2003, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of an extreme-ultraviolet laser-like beam by scientists at the University of Colorado. Advantages of the laser beam to researchers; Key features.
ACCESSION #
9276346

 

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