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xx   DIODE
xx   LASER

Cyber Laser. Part 1. Build-it-yourself digital laser (utilizing a laser diode) is controlled by a PC via a card that plugs into the serial port. Est. cost: $155.
COMPUTERCRAFT Mar 1993 (v.3#3) pg. 62

Cyber Laser. Part 2. Build a laser receiver to experiment with laser communications. Est. cost: $50.
COMPUTERCRAFT Apr 1993 (v.3#4) pg. 62

Investigation of the solid state laser. Includes basic drive circuits and optical receiver circuit.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 45

Optical communications using Laser diodes. Circuits for a laser diode audio transmitter and receiver.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Feb 1980 (v.36#2) pg. 78

Simple circuit that can be used to drive solid-state visible laser diodes.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1994 (v.50#3) pg. 60

Combine a laser diode type pointer with a small torpedo level and an angle finder level to project a reference line, measure the angle of a wing, etc.

Build a handheld, rechargeable, semiconductor laser system utilizing a visible-light laser diode.

Lazer Fazer. Test if your automotive laser detector is working with this simple unit that sends a beam that looks like a police laser-speed gun. This unit simulates a true lasing device by means of a narrow-beam infrared LED. Can also be used for an electronic game of tag where the other players wear a simple infrared detector (circuit schematic included). Est. cost: $40 (kit).
ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1997 (v.68#11) pg. 37

Tip on using a laser pointer as an accurate cutoff gauge when doing repetitive cutting of work pieces to the same length.
FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 16

Monitor and control circuit to adjust the light output from a laser diode.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1986 (v.3#2) pg. 95

Schematic for a variable power supply which can deliver zero to 120 volts at about 4 mA. Supply is used in connection with a laser diode circuit, and can operate up to the 10 mA load range.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1978 (v.1#9) pg. 9

Experimenting with CW (continuous wave) laser diodes. Part 1. How-to basics and a laser pulse transmitter.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 54

Experimenting with CW (continuous wave) laser diodes. Part 2. Operating precautions, constant-output laser drivers, battery pack, collimated and uncollimated laser systems, etc.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1986 (v.3#1) pg. 68

Operating precautions when using laser diodes. Some tips.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 63

Understanding soild-state lasers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1971 (v.35#4) pg. 35

Solid-state laser for the experimenter uses a safe semiconductor diode. Est. cost: $36.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1971 (v.35#4) pg. 46

The laser diode. What it is, how it works and typical applications.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1977 (v.12#3) pg. 94

Tips on using infrared laser diodes in a target game.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1981 (v.19#2) pg. 86

Laser pulser circuit is used to drive an LASD59 laser diode with a threshold current of 10 amps and an output of 5 to 9 watts of infrared light.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 78

Simple laser-drive circuit that is based on Sharp's LT022MC infrared laser diode.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1995 (v.12#12) pg. 75

Build a handheld, semiconductor laser system that runs on four rechargeable batteries. Uses a visible-light laser diode that requires much less power to operate.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1990 (v.61#11) pg. 34