Anthony E. Siegman
Stanford University

"the standard"

"We call it the 'bible on lasers.'"
--Robert L. Byer, Optics and Photonics, July/August 2014

"The classic pedagogical treatment of the subject."
--Physics Today

"An extraordinary tutorial text particularly for use by graduate students as well as an invaluable reference for the seasoned professional."
--IEEE Spectrum

"LASERS is a remarkably well written book that should become the standard introductory text on laser physics."
--Optical & Quantum Electronic News

Lasers is both a textbook and a general reference book with an emphasis on basic laser principles and theory. A unique feature is that it gives a complete, detailed, and accurate treatment of laser physics, building only on classical models, without requiring the reader to have a quantum mechanical background. It is for all scientists and engineers who work with lasers.

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ISBN 978-0-935702-11-8, 1283 pages, Copyright 1986, Casebound.
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eISBN 978-1-938787-44-7, 1283 pages, Copyright 1986.
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Read "Tony Siegman's Legacy of Laser Education" in Optics & Photonics, August 2014