Two Helical flash tubes used for pumping a ruby laser c. 1965. An electric discharge takes place in the tube, causing a bright light which 'pumps' or stimulates the solid laser rod to produce laser light.
- Nuclear Physics
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- Royal Signals and Radar Establishment
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