Photos: Forty years of lasers at Coherent

Photos: Forty years of lasers at Coherent

Summary: John Ambroseo, CEO of the self-proclaimed worldwide leader in photonics, gives CNET News.com a behind-the-scenes look at lasers.

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  • Overhead view of a Ring Dye laser

    An overhead view of the Ring Dye laser.

  • Model 52 Ion laser

    The Model 52 Ion laser. Debuted in 1968, it was the first laser to sell more than 10,000 units. It cost less than $10,000.

  • Close-up of the Model 52

    A close-up of the Model 52. The laser tube in this one was refurbished in the 1980s.

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