L. Laurence, Ph.D.
Currently Adjunct Senior
Lecturer in College Physics
Consultant: Laser Physics,
Applications to Medicine
Formerly, Senior Lecturer
at the University of Texas
Physics, MIT, 1964
Electrical Engineering, Rice University, 1972
Legal Witness Experience . (see
1975 Houston, Texas:
Computed trajectory of falling object for an injury lawsuit.
2002-2003 Austin, Texas: Evaluated laser effectiveness for hair removal
in a lawsuit against a laser manufacturer
2003 Austin, Texas: Uncovered improper laser operation during laser
2005 Albuquerque, New Mexico,
Investigation of a laser retinal injury at the Los Alamos National
2009 Birmingham, Alabama:
Investigation of a retinal injury of a doctor using a medical laser.
See my listing on
COURSES TAUGHT for the UT Austin Electrical and Computer
Optics and Laser Engineering
Fourier Optics (graduate course)
Computer Graphics (2D graphics on Macintosh).
Computer Graphics (3D graphics on IBM PC using OpenGL).
Microprocessor Programming (Motorola 68000)
Microprocessor Programming (Motorola MC68HC11 micro-controller)
Microprocessor Programming (Motorola MC68HC12 micro-controller)
Introduction to Programming Languages (Pascal)
Introduction to Programming Languages (C++)
Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures in C++.
COURSES TAUGHT for the DeVry University, Colorado Springs
COURSES TAUGHT for Colorado Technical University, Colorado
"The Laser Book, A New Technology of Light", Prentice Hall
Frontiers of Science Series, 1986.
book is no longer in print but is available at most libraries.
Thesis in Non-Linear Optics: "Tuning and Operating Characteristics of
a Visible Wavelength Continuous Wave Non-Degenerate Optical Parametric