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Conduction cooled compact laser for the supercam Libsraman instrument
Author(s): Eric Durand; C. Derycke; L. Boudjemaa; C. Simon-Boisson; L. Roucayrol; R. Perez; B. Faure; S. Maurice

Paper Abstract

A new conduction cooled compact laser for SuperCam LIBS-RAMAN instrument aboard Mars 2020 Rover is presented. An oscillator generates 30mJ at 1µm with a good spatial quality. A Second Harmonic Generator (SHG) at the oscillator output generates 15 mJ at 532 nm. A RTP electro-optical switch, between the oscillator and SHG, allows the operation mode selection (LIBS or RAMAN). Qualification model of this laser has been built and characterised. Environmental testing of this model is also reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016, 105620O (25 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2296037
Show Author Affiliations
Eric Durand, Thales Optronique (France)
C. Derycke, Thales Optronique S.A.S. (France)
L. Boudjemaa, Thales Optronique S.A.S. (France)
C. Simon-Boisson, Thales Optronique S.A.S. (France)
L. Roucayrol, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France)
R. Perez, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France)
B. Faure, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France)
S. Maurice, IRAP (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10562:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016
Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas; Zoran Sodnik, Editor(s)

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