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Slide 16

    TEXT VERSION OF SLIDE:

    Title: Divergence of the Laser Beam
    Type: Picture Slide
    Content: Includes illustration of a laser beam titled "Beams are Directional." The following are identified in the illustration:
    Φ - divergence (milliradians)
    a - emergent beam diameter (mm)

    See equation for calculating diameter of beam at distance r from the laser.