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Output characteristics of a transversely excited copper vapor laser
Author(s): Tomoko Ogawa; Etsuo Noda; Setsuo Suzuki; Osami Morimiya
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Paper Abstract

A maximum output power of 13.2 W was obtained at a high repetition frequency of 5 kHz by a transversely-excited copper vapor laser with an excited volume of 112 cm3. Its specific output power density was 118 mW/cm3. It corresponded to a specific output energy density of 24 (mu) J/cm3. We also examined the dependence of the output power on the buffer gas pressure, the repetition frequency, and the charging voltage.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2118, Gas, Metal Vapor, and Free-Electron Lasers and Applications, (25 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176660
Show Author Affiliations
Tomoko Ogawa, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)
Etsuo Noda, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)
Setsuo Suzuki, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)
Osami Morimiya, Nippon Institute of Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2118:
Gas, Metal Vapor, and Free-Electron Lasers and Applications
Vern N. Smiley; Frank K. Tittel, Editor(s)

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