Why was the laser light invented?

Answer Theodore Maiman created the first operational laser in 1960, which was described as "a solution looking for a problem." This primordial laser was created out of curiosity and as an adjunct to maser... Read More »

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Who invented the laser light pen?

The laser light pen is a simple, low-powered laser intended for hand use. Arthur Leonard Schawlow and MIT researcher Charles H. Townes patented the laser in 1960. In 1962, Robert Hall patented the ... Read More »

Are optical or laser mice more likely to start skipping because of dust/hair under the light/laser?

Not really, unless you have so much hair/dust that there's no reflection at all back to the sensor underneath the mouse.Optical mouse is best for your environment. If you still have issues, go for ... Read More »

Who invented the laser gun?

Although Albert Einstein laid down the theoretical basis for laser weapons in 1914, no military currently has an active high-energy laser weapon in use. However, Boeing has developed a truck-mounte... Read More »

What is a laser light?

In 2010, the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the invention of the laser. The purity and precision of its light has improved the quality of scientific research and made possible advances in... Read More »