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This Expanded Table of Contents (ToC) provides links to all of the files and
major entry points of Sam's Laser FAQ (Official name: Sam's Laser FAQ - Safety,
Info, Links, Parts, Types, Drive, Construction - A Practical Guide to Lasers
for Experimenters and Hobbyists). This page may be used in place of the normal
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Sam's Laser FAQ Expanded Table of Contents
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The Most Important Document - Must Read
Welcome Page, Main ToC, Preface, Introduction
PART I - Basics, Safety, General Information, Instruments, Applications,
- What is a Laser and How Does It Work (laserfaq.htm).
- Laser Safety (lasersaf.htm).
- Class I Caution Label - Enclosed Laser (Invisible
- Class I Caution Label - Enclosed Laser (Visible
- Class II Caution Label - Diode Laser, 1 mW Maximum
Output at 635-670 nm (cl2dio1.gif).
- Class II Caution Label - Helium-Neon Laser, 1 mW
Maximum Output at 632.8 nm (cl2hen1.gif).
- Class IIIa Danger Label - Diode Laser, 5 mW Maximum
Output at 670 nm (cl3adio1.gif).
- Class IIIa Danger Label - Helium-Neon Laser, 5 mW
Maximum Output at 632.8 nm (cl3ahen1.gif).
- Class IIIb Danger Label - Helium-Neon Laser, 25 mW
Maximum Output at 632.8 nm (cl3bhen1.gif).
- Class IIIb Danger Label - Argon Ion Laser, 50 mW
Maximum Output at 488 nm (cl3barg1.gif).
- Class IIIb Danger Label - Argon Ion Laser, 100 mW
Maximum Output at 455-529 nm (multiline) (cl3barg2.gif).
- Class IIIb Danger Label - Diode Laser, 50 mW
Maximum Output at 670 nm (cl3bdio1.gif).
- Class IV Danger Label - Carbon Dioxide Laser, 100 W
Maximum Output at 10.6 um (CW) (cl4co21.gif).
- Class IV Danger Label - Carbon Dioxide Laser, 1200 W
(CW); 1.2 J, 100 us (Pulsed) Maximum Output (cl4co22.gif).
- Class IV Danger Label - Diode Laser, 5 W Maximum
Output at 780-980 nm (cl4dio1.gif).
- Class IV Danger Label - DPSS Laser, 1 W Maximum
Output at 532 nm (cl4dio1.gif).
- Class IV Danger Label - Excimer Laser, 1 J, 100 PPS
Maximum Output at 157-351 nm (cl4exc1.gif).
- Class IV Danger Label - Krypton Ion Laser, 10 W
Maximum Output at 530-647 nm (multiline) (cl4kry1.gif).
- Class IV Danger Label - Nd:YAG Laser, 5 J, 20 PPS
Maximum Output at 1064 nm (cl4yag1.gif).
- Laser Aperture Caution Label (apert1.gif).
- High Voltage Danger Label - 15,000 VAC
- High Voltage Danger Label - 25,000 VDC
- Items of Interest (laserioi.htm).
- Laser Instruments and Applications
- Laser Experiments and Projects (laserexp.htm).
PART II - Print/Web Laser and Optics Resources, Laser and Parts Suppliers,
PART III - Lasers Based on Commercial Components - Diode, HeNe, Ion, CO2,