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Iodine photodissociative pulse-repetitive laser: problems of efficiency
Author(s): Oleg B. Danilov; A. A. Artemov; Aleksandr P. Zhevlakov
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Paper Abstract

We present results of R & D of an iodine photodissociative pulse-repetitive flash-lamp pumped laser with average power approximately 500 W and discuss some problems of its efficiency and scaling. The main problems are follow efficiency of lamp pumping, energetic efficiency of iodine laser, energetic possibilities of active medium and its optical quality, and the closed loop of active medium. In conclusion, the energetic possibilities of developed pulse repetitive laser are discussed, as are some prospects for the near future.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1980, Iodine Lasers and Applications, (23 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144531
Show Author Affiliations
Oleg B. Danilov, Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
A. A. Artemov, Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Aleksandr P. Zhevlakov, Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1980:
Iodine Lasers and Applications

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