2010~02 Feb 12 LASER 0380
LASER PIONEERS AND NOBEL LAUREATES COMMEMORATE 50 YEARS OF INNOVATION AT LASERFEST
The organizers of LaserFest (www.laserfest.org), a celebration in 2010 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first working laser, together with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History co-hosted a special event on February 12, 2010, at the museum in Washington to honor those who have made significant contributions to the development and application of laser technology. Honored individuals included researchers who developed the concept of the laser, demonstrated some of the first early lasers or received Nobel Prizes and other accolades for their work with lasers. For more information on LaserFest, visit www.laserfest.org.