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Diamond: a high-power optical material
Author(s): Sidney Singer
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Paper Abstract

Single-crystal cheinically/isotopically pure synthetic diamond operated at low temperature offers an unusual opportunity for a small transparent optic that may transmit as much as tens to hundreds of megawatts of light , even in the presence of high peak power in the light beam. This property stems from the probable very low absorption of light in such material and the nature of the phonon energy transport at low temperatures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1275, Hard Materials in Optics, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20511
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Sidney Singer, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1275:
Hard Materials in Optics
Carl-Gustaf Ribbing, Editor(s)

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