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High-power microwave frequency modulated KrF laser
Author(s): Robert C. Sze; Andrew W. McCown; Norman A. Kurnit
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Paper Abstract

We report on the development of a 260 mJ 248 nm KrF laser with 98.7% depth of modulation at 1.3 GHz and 77% depth of modulation at 2.6 GHz using a 1.3 GHz microwave source driving a Pockel's cell. Subsequent single-pass amplification of the modulated KrF source to the 1/4-joule level is shown to be straight forward with no noticeable degradation of the modulation depth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2206, High-Power Gas and Solid State Lasers, (16 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184575
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Robert C. Sze, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Andrew W. McCown, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Norman A. Kurnit, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)


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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