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High-power operation of the CHIRP II excimer laser
Author(s): Michael R. Osborne; Jim Fieret; R. Heath; Andrew Lawrence; S. J. Osbourn; T. Stamatakis; R. J. Winfield
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Paper Abstract

The current performance of the high average power CHIRP II excimer laser is described. A power of 430 W at 1100 pps has been achieved on the XeCl excimer. Particular reference is made to the undesirable high pulse repetition frequency (PRF) effects observed in the testbed CHIRP I laser, and successfully avoided in CHIRP II.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2206, High-Power Gas and Solid State Lasers, (16 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184571
Show Author Affiliations
Michael R. Osborne, AEA Technology (United Kingdom)
Jim Fieret, AEA Technology (United Kingdom)
R. Heath, AEA Technology (United Kingdom)
Andrew Lawrence, AEA Technology (United Kingdom)
S. J. Osbourn, AEA Technology (United Kingdom)
T. Stamatakis, AEA Technology (United Kingdom)
R. J. Winfield, AEA Technology (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2206:
High-Power Gas and Solid State Lasers
Markus Bohrer; Tommaso Letardi; Dieter Schuoecker; Horst Weber, Editor(s)

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