ruby laser

noun

Definition of ruby laser

: a laser in which red light is produced by an atomic transition of the chromium contained in a ruby rod

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First Known Use of ruby laser

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Ruby laser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruby%20laser. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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