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Coupling effects of pulsed XeCl laser radiation to aluminum
Author(s): Jian Quan Zhang; Xin Tu; Feng Liu
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we present a theoretical model which treats one-dimensional target heating and vaporization as well as energy absorption and collision reactions in the melting metal vapor. The coupling effects have been calculated for 0.308-micrometers XeCl laser radiation to aluminum. The incident laser intensity and the pulsed duration are 107 - 109 W/cm2 and 80-ns respectively. The time relations of thermal and impulse coupling coefficients are obtained by solving non-linear heat conduction and rate equations about the temperature and density. These results are compared with the experiment measurements and the agreement is fairly good.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1928, International Symposium on Laser-Plasma Interactions, (10 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155761
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Jian Quan Zhang, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology (China)
Xin Tu, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology (China)
Feng Liu, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1928:
International Symposium on Laser-Plasma Interactions

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