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Laser induced damage in Schott's 0G-550 optical absorption glass
Author(s): T. Whittaker
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Paper Abstract

Single and multiple shot laser induced damage threshold (LIDT) values were determined for Schott's 0G-550 optical absorption glass using Q-switched 32 nm laser radiation. Bulk discoloration occurred for a single sot LIDT of 55 mJ/cm while surface pitting resulted at a single shot LIDT of 5.6 J/cm . Multiple shot LIDTs were determined at 10, 5, and 2 Hz. For all three repetition rates, the multiple shot LIDTs decreased exponentially from the single shot LIDT, and level off at 35% of that value.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1438, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1989, 14380A (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2294419
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T. Whittaker, U.S. Army Tank-Automative Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1438:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials 1989
Harold E. Bennett; Lloyd L. Chase; Arthur H. Guenther; Brian Emerson Newnam; M. J. Soileau, Editor(s)

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