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Radio-frequency-excited deep-UV copper ion laser
Author(s): Jianhua Yu; Jianjun Huang; Jingzhen Li
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Paper Abstract

The copper ion laser generates CW UV (248 - 272 nm) and near IR (780 nm) laser radiation. This laser is usually excited by hollow cathode discharge. In recent years, a new discharge, so-called capacitively coupled radio frequency (CCRF) discharge has been employed to pump the metal ion laser, in order to increase laser efficiency and improve its discharge stability and the lifetime of the laser. In this paper, the principle and nature of the CCRF discharge, and its application for the copper ion laser are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3862, 1999 International Conference on Industrial Lasers, (8 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.361181
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Jianhua Yu, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Jianjun Huang, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Jingzhen Li, Shenzhen Univ. (China)


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

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