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RF-excited CO2 laser with IR optical fiber
Author(s): Zhenhua Guo; S. Messaoud; Xin Ge; Yimin Lu; P. Leonov
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Paper Abstract

The characteristics of a RF-excited all-metal CO2 portable laser with 1.0 m infrared optical fiber are described. The laser excited by 45.38 MHz can give 12 W- output power with square-pulse waveform (4 - 15 KHz) at the end of IR-fiber's coupler. The power-density is about 8 KW/cm2. Also using CW-CO2 laser the IR-fiber (0.2 db/m) has transmitted 102W (30 KW/cm2) laser power in the laboratory conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1999
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3862, 1999 International Conference on Industrial Lasers, (8 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.361098
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Zhenhua Guo, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
S. Messaoud, CDTA (Algeria)
Xin Ge, Tongji Hospital (China)
Yimin Lu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
P. Leonov, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3862:
1999 International Conference on Industrial Lasers

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