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Fluorine depletion measurements in e-beam pumped KrF
Author(s): Wayne D. Kimura; Jonathan F. Seamans
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Paper Abstract

The amount of fluorine consumed during e-beam excitation of KrF laser mixtures is measured under lasing and nonlasing conditions. At a specific energy loading of approximately 145 J/l for a mixture of Ar/Kr/F2 = 859/142/2.8 Torr, an F2 loss of approximately 80% under lasing conditions is observed. During nonlasing conditions the loss is approximately 60%. This difference in the amount of F2 consumption between lasing and nonlasing conditions is unexpected. Additional work is suggested to verify that this is a true effect.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1225, High-Power Gas Lasers, (1 June 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18473
Show Author Affiliations
Wayne D. Kimura, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)
Jonathan F. Seamans, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1225:
High-Power Gas Lasers
Petras V. Avizonis; Charles Freed; Jin J. Kim; Frank K. Tittel, Editor(s)

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