Lithuania: Stamp on Laser Waves

\"laserLithuania Post released a postage stamp on 23rd February 2013 under  Science Achievements series . The stamp is dedicated to the laser industry, informed LETA/ELTA Lithuania\’s Post. The stamp designed by the artist Evelina Paukstyte features laser waves. The stamp will be issued in the edition of 80 000 copies with the nominal value of LTL 1.35 (EUR 0.39).Along with the stamp, the first day cover and sheet will be issued. On Saturday, in Vilnius Main Post, all postal correspondence paid by the new stamp will be marked by the first day cancellation.

A laser is a device that emits coherent light (identical wave length, phase, and polarization). Usually lasers emit parallel beams of monochromatic light (one wavelength).Lasers are used in a variety of applications: science, medicine, industry, home, entertainment, and for military purposes.In 1974, the barcode scanner was introduced. This was one of the first applications of the laser in daily life.Lithuanian laser companies receive the largest part of income from lasers produced for scientific investigations.

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