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A laser is a device that emits licht throu a process o optical amplification based on the stimulatit emission o electromagnetic radiation. The term "laser" oreeginatit as an acronym for "licht amplification bi stimulatit emission o radiation".[1][2][3]

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  1. Gould, R. Gordon (1959). "The LASER, Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation". In Franken, P.A.; Sands R.H. (eds.). The Ann Arbor Conference on Optical Pumping, the University of Michigan, 15 June through 18 June 1959. p. 128. OCLC 02460155.
  2. "laser". Dictionary.com. Retrieved 15 Mey 2008.
  3. Taylor, Nick (2000). Laser: The Inventor, The Nobel Laureate, and The Thirty-Year Patent War. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0684835150.