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Laser damage studies of etched diffractive-optic components
Author(s): D. M. Spriggs; Thomas H. Bett
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Paper Abstract

Laser damage testing of binary phase diffractive-optic components has been carried out at 1064 nm with 0.5 ns pulses. The surface relief components are produced by etching a fused silica substrate. The results show damage thresholds approaching that of polished fused silica. The design and fabrication of the diffractive-optic components for use with the HELEN multi- terrawatt Nd glass laser system at AWE is briefly described. The components under test were focusing beam samplers and harmonic separation filters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2114, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1993, (28 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.180905
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D. M. Spriggs, AWE Aldermaston (United Kingdom)
Thomas H. Bett, AWE Aldermaston (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2114:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1993
Harold E. Bennett; Lloyd L. Chase; Arthur H. Guenther; Brian Emerson Newnam; M. J. Soileau, Editor(s)

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