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Influence of 3He isotope on laser generation in a hollow-cathode He-Cu ion laser
Author(s): Tadeusz M. Adamowicz; Wojciech Kaminski; Eva Stoffels; Krzysztof Dzieciolowski
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Paper Abstract

The influence of 3He isotope on laser performance of a sputtered segmented hollow cathode discharge He-Cu ion laser oscillating on 780.8 nm transition is presented. At low currents the laser power and small-signal gain are higher for 3He than for 4He. At higher discharge currents the laser parameters are similar both isotopes. However, due to lower discharge voltage for 3He, the same laser output power is obtained at small electrical input power.

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Date Published: 4 October 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4237, Laser Technology VI: Progress in Lasers, (4 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.402876
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Tadeusz M. Adamowicz, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Wojciech Kaminski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Eva Stoffels, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Krzysztof Dzieciolowski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4237:
Laser Technology VI: Progress in Lasers
Wieslaw L. Wolinski; Zdzislaw Jankiewicz, Editor(s)

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