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Image title: 
Izuo Hayashi and Morton Panish
Credit line: 
Bell Laboratories / Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. / Collins Radio Company, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

Izuo Hayashi (left) and Morton Panish of Bell Laboratories discuss a new semiconductor laser they designed that operates continuously at room temperatures. The first of its kind, the new laser may one day speed the transmission of voice, data, and other information signals in high capacity optical communications systems.

Photo date: 
August 6, 1970
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Hayashi, Izuo
Panish, Morton B.