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The invention of the helium-neon gas laser by Ali Javan

Larbani, Moussa and Ismail, Ahmad Faris (2011) The invention of the helium-neon gas laser by Ali Javan. In: Contributions of Early Muslim Scientists to Engineering Sciences and Related Studies. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 160-164. ISBN 978-967-418-157-4

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The chief aim of this chapter is to highlight one ofthe most important inventions ofthe 20th , century which was created by the Iranian professor Ali lavan. This invention is the gas laser composed of Helium-Neon Laser. In this chapter the theory of the gas laser, its main components and advantages will be dealt with in comparison to the normal laser. The significance of the study lies in the fact that Ali Javan was one of the main inventors or more precisely a co-inventor of the gas laser. He has yet the distinction, however, for his principal contributions in the period preceding the laser, this period itself having its beginning with the original discovery of the well-known masers, the equivalent of the lasers operating at the microwave frequencies (A. lavan, 1961). As events had it in lavan own history, and shortly following within month's time ofthis original discovery

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5119/21162
Uncontrolled Keywords: Helium-Neon gas Laser, Ali Javan
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
Q Science > Q Science (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Professor Larbani Moussa
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2012 11:32
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2020 15:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/25361

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