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Photoinitiation of chemical lasers using radiation from a cylindrical surface discharge
Author(s): R. E. Beverly
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Paper Abstract

A cylindrical surface-discharge device has been developed to produce intense UV/VUV pump radiation for studying photoinitiated and photolytically pumped gas laser schemes. A homogeneous, high-temperature (T ~ 20-30 kK) plasma is formed adjacent to the interior surface of a dielectric cylinder by an electric discharge. Initial experiments have emphasized electrical, gasdynamic, and spectral characterization

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Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1397, 8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25941
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R. E. Beverly, R. E. Beverly III and Associates (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1397:
8th Intl Symp on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers
Concepcion Maroto Domingo; Jose M. Orza, Editor(s)

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