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Beam quality of TEA CO2 laser pulses: influence of the gas mixture and of intracavity apertures
Author(s): C. Martinez; F. Encinas Sanz; Julio Serna; Pedro M. Mejias; Rosario Martinez-Herrero
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Paper Abstract

We investigate from both a theoretical and an experimental point of view the dependence of the spatial parameters (integrated along the pulse length) of TEA carbon dioxide laser pulses on the presence of nitrogen in the gas mixture and also on the size of an intracavity diaphragm used to attenuate higher-order modes.

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Date Published: 20 November 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2870, Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization, (20 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259902
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C. Martinez, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
F. Encinas Sanz, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Julio Serna, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Pedro M. Mejias, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Rosario Martinez-Herrero, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2870:
Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization
Michel Morin; Adolf Giesen, Editor(s)

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