1 December 1982 Book Reviews
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The carbon atom is the basis of life. A book on the carbon atom in biology and medicine would be encyclopedic in scope and incomprehensible to most of its readers. So too is the text Lasers in Biology and Medicine. This volume is a compendium of the lectures and seminars presented at the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Lasers in Biology and Medicine at Villa Le Pianore, Camaiore, Italy, during August 19-31, 1979. The volume has four sections: tutorial, laser spectroscopic methods, and biological and clinical laser applications. Each chapter (paper or seminar) is written by an expert and covers a particular laser application in great depth. Few of the chapters are of interest to the optical engineer.
Jerrold M Shapiro, Jerrold M Shapiro, } "Book Reviews," Optical Engineering 21(6), 216084 (1 December 1982). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7973038 . Submission:


Internal dynamics of atomic clusters
Proceedings of SPIE (December 31 1986)
Measurement Facilities On A Laser Ionization Mass Spectrometer
Proceedings of SPIE (September 16 1987)
Laser spectroscopy of proton dynamics in hydrogen bonds
Proceedings of SPIE (April 30 1991)
Multilevel atomic dynamics in modulated laser field
Proceedings of SPIE (May 02 1994)

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