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* Explains basic laser fundamentals as well as emphasizing how lasers are used for real applications in industry
* Describes the importance of laser safety
* Discusses potentially important future applications such as remote environmental monitoring
* Includes rare expert lore and opinion
Official Introduction to the Itil Service Lifecycle (Official Introduction) This book is dedicated to the people who practise IT service management. Through their knowledge and experiences we have shaped the present and can see further toward the future along our journey to service excellence.
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Adobe After Effects CS6 Classroom in a Book
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Pro ASP.NET 2.0 in C# 2005, Special Edition
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