Nobel Prize 1964: "for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle"
Charles Townes, J.P. Gordon, H.J. Zeiger, A.L. Schawlow. "Molecular Microwave Oscillator and New Hyperfine Structure in the Microwave Spectrum of NH3." the Physical Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, pp. 282-284; July 1, 1954. Nearly-fine copy, in the original wrappers.
A.L. Schawlow, C.H. Townes."Infrared and Optical Masers", in the Physical Review, Vol. 112, No. 6, pp. 1940-1949, December 15, 1958. A very good copy, in original wrappers. (With a name in pen at top right corner of the front cover.)
And Offered With:
J.P. Gordon, H.J. Zeiger, C.H. Townes. "The Maser - New type of Microwave Amplifier, Frequency Standard, and Spectrometer." In the Physical Review, August 15, 1955, pp 1264-1273. In the original wrapper. A very good copy, with a small bit of scuffing on the front wrapper, and the original owner's name on the upper corner top right front wrapper.
FIRST EDITIONS of three landmark papers by Charles Townes on the development of the laser. The three : SOLD