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Basic experiments on the production of O2(1Delta)
Author(s): G. R. Kwirandt; Wolfgang O. Schall
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Paper Abstract

A small scale experiment has been set up to investigate the deactivation of O2(1(Delta) ). The effect of different buffer gases and defoamer on the O2(1(Delta) )-yield has been studied. With a deconvolution calculation water vapor can be measured by mass-spectrometry. Cold traps and Raschig-Rings were used to diminish the water content in the gas flow. O2(1(Delta) )-deactivation measurements show, that non-metallic materials should be preferred for construction of chemical oxygen-iodine lasers. To compare different experiments the O2(1(Delta) )-deactivation may be described by simple equations. Comparison of these equations with experimental data leads to the conclusion, that the reaction order of the O2(1(Delta) )-deactivation varies from 1.825th to 1st order in dependence of time and O2(1(Delta) )-partial pressure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2502, Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers: Tenth International Symposium, (31 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.204933
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G. R. Kwirandt, DLR (Germany)
Wolfgang O. Schall, DLR (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2502:
Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers: Tenth International Symposium
Willy L. Bohn; Helmut Huegel, Editor(s)

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