A device used to excite atoms for stimulated emission in the production or amplification of laser signals. Optical resonators of lasers use laser pumps to induce stimulated emission; relay stations in fiber optic communications use laser pumps to boost signals. See more at laser.
- Laser ring gyro
noun 1. (aeronautics) a system of aerial navigation in which rotation is sensed by the measuring of the frequency shift of laser light in a closed circuit in a horizontal plane
[ley-zer-skohp] /ˈleɪ zərˌskoʊp/ noun 1. a surgical instrument that employs a to destroy diseased tissue or to create small channels; used to open clogged arteries and, in ophthalmology, to treat patients with glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy.
noun 1. a device on a firearm that uses a laser to pinpoint impact.
noun 1. the surgical use of lasers.