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Copper-pumped dye laser system at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Author(s): Richard P. Hackel; Bruce E. Warner
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Paper Abstract

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Atomic Vapor Laser Isotope Separation (AVLIS) Program has developed a high-average-power, pulsed, tunable, visible laser system. Testing of this hardware is in progress at industrial scales. The LLNL copper- dye laser system is prototypical of a basic module of a uranium-AVLIS plant. The laser demonstration facility (LDF) system consists of copper vapor lasers arranged in oscillator- amplifier chains providing optical pump power to dye-laser master-oscillator-power-amplifier chains. This system is capable of thousands of watts (average) tunable between 550 and 650 mm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1859, Laser Isotope Separation, (28 May 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.145490
Show Author Affiliations
Richard P. Hackel, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Bruce E. Warner, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1859:
Laser Isotope Separation
Jeffrey A. Paisner, Editor(s)

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