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Waveguide CO2 amplifier with combined excitation
Author(s): Alexander Sergeevich Provorov; M. Yu. Reushev; S. A. Fen
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Paper Abstract

A waveguide carbon-dioxide laser amplifier with combined excitation by rf and dc discharge was investigated. Dependences of small signal gain on input rf and dc power and gas pressure are presented. A maximum gain 20.9 (DOT) 10-3 cm-1 was achieved with a pressure of 75 Torr, total input specific power about 90 W/cm3 and reduced electric field strength of 6 (DOT) 10-16 V (DOT) cm2. Conditions of keeping high gain level have been determined.

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Date Published: 22 April 1996
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2773, Laser Optics '95: Gas Lasers, (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238529
Show Author Affiliations
Alexander Sergeevich Provorov, Krasnoyarsk State Univ. (Russia)
M. Yu. Reushev, Krasnoyarsk State Univ. (Russia)
S. A. Fen, Krasnoyarsk State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2773:
Laser Optics '95: Gas Lasers
Inna M. Belousova, Editor(s)

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