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In science, lasers are used in many ways, including:
  * A wide variety of inter ferrometric techniques
  * Raman spectroscopy
  * Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
  * Atmospheric remote sensing
  * Investigating nonlinear optics phenomena
  * Holographic techniques employing lasers also contribute to a number of measurement techniques.
  * Laser based Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) technology has application in geology, seismology, remote sensing and atmospheric physics.
  * Lasers have been used aboard spacecraft such as in the Cassini-Huygens mission.
  * In astronomy, lasers have been used to create artificial laser guide stars, used as reference objects for adaptive optics telescopes.
Military uses of lasers include applications such as target designation and ranging, defensive countermeasures, communications and directed energy weapons.
See also: Laser medicine
  * Cosmetic surgery (removing tattoos, scars, stretch marks, sunspots, wrinkles, birthmarks, and hairs): see laser hair removal. Laser types used in dermatology include ruby (694 nm), alexandrite (755 nm), pulsed diode array (810 nm), Nd:YAG (1064 nm), Ho:YAG (2090 nm), and Er:YAG (2940 nm).
  * Eye surgery and refractive surgery
  * Soft tissue surgery: CO2, Er:YAG laser
  * Laser scalpel (General surgery, gynecological, urology, laparoscopic)
  * Photobiomodulation (i.e. laser therapy)
  * "No-Touch" removal of tumors, especially of the brain and spinal cord.
  * In dentistry for caries removal, endodontic/periodontic procedures, tooth whitening, and oral surgery
Industrial and commercial
A detailed list of industrial and commercial laser applications includes:
  * Laser cutting
  * Laser welding
  * Laser drilling...

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