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Resistance of coated optics to UV laser irradiation
Author(s): Norbert Kaiser
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Paper Abstract

Today there is hardly any product in the optical industry without the implication of optical coatings. Mainly in the UV spectral region, laser-induced damage thresholds (LIDT) of these coatings are a limiting factor for the development of a cost-effective resonator, beam relay, and mask imaging optics. Based on state-of-the-art LIDT knowledge, high-reflective and antireflective coatings for high-power excimer lasers were investigated. Some rules for preparing interference coatings with very high UV-LIDT will be given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2253, Optical Interference Coatings, (4 November 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.192149
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Norbert Kaiser, Fraunhofer-Einrichtung fuer Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2253:
Optical Interference Coatings
Florin Abeles, Editor(s)

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