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On the creation of the first ruby laser in Moscow

The paper describes the history of the creation of the first ruby laser in 1961 at the Lebedev Physical Institute (FIAN), the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow. Appendices present an excerpt of FIAN’s 1961 annual report and a talk at the Third International Congress on Quantum Electronics (1963), in which one of the first scientific results obtained with a laser is described.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 01.65.+g, 42.50.−p, 42.60.−v (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0181.201101h.0082
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2011/1/h/
Citation: Leontovich A M, Chizhikova Z A "On the creation of the first ruby laser in Moscow" Phys. Usp. 54 77–85 (2011)
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Оригинал: Леонтович А М, Чижикова З А «О создании первого лазера на рубине в Москве» УФН 181 82–91 (2011); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0181.201101h.0082

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