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Name: Applications of Atomic Excitations and De-Excitations
ID: m42602
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define and discuss fluorescence.
  • Define metastable.
  • Describe how laser emission is produced.
  • Explain population inversion.
  • Define and discuss holography.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Aleksandr Prokhorov, atomic de-excitation, atomic excitation, Charles Townes, Dennis Gabor, fluorescence, ground state, hologram, holography, laser, lasing, light, metastable, nanocrystal, Nikolay Basov, nuclear fusion, phosphorescence, population inversion, stimulated emission, ultraviolet
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org), OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:28 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 4, 2012 4:38 pm -0500

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Version: 1.2 Jun 4, 2012 4:38 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:28 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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