Jeff Hecht

Jeff Hecht writes about fiber optics, lasers, dinosaurs and other topics. He is a contributing editor to Laser Focus World, a consultant for New Scientist magazine, and a frequent writer for Optics & Photonics News. He has written 11 books, including Understanding Lasers; Understanding Fiber Optics; City of Light:The Story of Fiber Optics; Beam:The Race to Make the Laser; The Laser Guidebook; Laser Pioneer Interviews; Optics: Light for a New Age; Vanishing Life - the Mystery of Mass Extinctions; and Shifting Shores: Rising Seas, Retreating Coastlines.