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Caveats and pitfalls of high energy UV laser operation on ground
Author(s): L. Mondin; D. Wernham; F. F. Era; H. Kheyrandish; A. Bolkhovitinov; A. Baselga Mateo; A. Ciapponi; C. Heese; T. Ivanov; M. Hippler; D. Thibault; G. Van Papendrecht; W. Riede; Y. Butenko; H. Schröder

Paper Abstract

During the Aeolus laser and instrument transmitter development it was shown that atmosphere quality was one major limiting factor for high energy UV laser operation at ambient pressure. As already proven in literature operation can only be safely obtained in the presence of oxygen ([1] to [6]).

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Date Published: 25 September 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016, 105621U (25 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2296209
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L. Mondin, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
D. Wernham, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
F. F. Era, Leonardo (Italy)
H. Kheyrandish, Aystorm Scientific Ltd. (United Kingdom)
A. Bolkhovitinov, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
A. Baselga Mateo, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
A. Ciapponi, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
C. Heese, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
T. Ivanov, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
M. Hippler, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
D. Thibault, Airbus Defence and Space SAS (France)
G. Van Papendrecht, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
W. Riede, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
Y. Butenko, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
H. Schröder, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)


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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