Ali JavanBorn: 1926
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Helium-neon laser—The helium-neon laser is the most useful, practical and profitable type of laser in use today. It made holography practical, is used in UPC code checkout scanners and is critical for a wide range of construction, medical and monitoring technologies.
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