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Scaling of self-sustained discharge-excited cw CO laser
Author(s): Shunichi Sato; Kunimitsu Takahashi; Osama Noda; Shizuma Kuribayashi; Shigenori Imatake; Motoe Kondo
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Paper Abstract

The excitation scheme based on transverse, self-sustained dc discharge has been successfully scaled to obtain a cw CO laser output of more than 5 kW. In this paper reported performance data are reviewed, and output power scaling parameters for the scheme are discussed. Requirements for obtaining an output of 20 kW are given.

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Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1397, 8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25906
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Shunichi Sato, Institute of Research and Innovation (Japan)
Kunimitsu Takahashi, Institute of Research and Innovation (Japan)
Osama Noda, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Shizuma Kuribayashi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Shigenori Imatake, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Motoe Kondo, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1397:
8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers

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