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Recent progress in France on aerothermodynamic limitations in high average power excimer laser
Author(s): Patrick Canarelli
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Paper Abstract

Acoustic waves damping in a high repetition rate X-ray preionized excimer laser (XeCI ) is studied by means a test bed which consists in a subsonic loop and a laser head. The residual shock waves induced by input energy inhomogeneities can strongly affect the excitation quality and so the output laser energy. First results of the influence of a damping of these waves between two successive pulses are presented.

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Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1230, International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '90, 123033 (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2294748
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Patrick Canarelli, Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Marseille, CNRS (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1230:
International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '90
DaHeng Wang, Editor(s)

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