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Optical Engineering

"Real-Time" Diagnostics for a Laser Fusion System
Author(s): D. C. Applebaum; D. R. Grieser; J. W. Beal; H. M. Epstein; P. J. Mallozzi
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Paper Abstract

An automated diagnostic system has been developed and installed on a multibeam laser for fusion research. Laser-beam phase and intensity profile, focal-spot profile, pulse width, beam energy, and other laser parameters are measured at a number of points in the system. Data from the optical and voltage sensing elements are processed by an on-line mini-computer and the information is presented in graphic, pictorial, and tabular form. The processed information is used

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1976
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 15(1) 150129 doi: 10.1117/12.7971903
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 15, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
D. C. Applebaum, Battelle Columbus Laboratories (United States)
D. R. Grieser, Battelle Columbus Laboratories (United States)
J. W. Beal, Battelle Columbus Laboratories (United States)
H. M. Epstein, Battelle Columbus Laboratories (United States)
P. J. Mallozzi, Battelle Columbus Laboratories (United States)


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