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Short-pulse photolytic iodine laser
Author(s): Ralph F. Tate; Melvin Harris; Brian T. Anderson; Gordon D. Hager
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Paper Abstract

A compact, short pulse photolytic iodine laser (PIL) system designed for use as a source in Raman conversion experiments is described. The single-shot, flashlamp-pumped laser outputs 10 Joules in a 3 microsecond(s) FWHM pulse at a wavelength of 1.315 micrometer and uses n-C3F7I as the renewable laser fuel. Laser design and performance characteristics are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4065, High-Power Laser Ablation III, (16 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.407386
Show Author Affiliations
Ralph F. Tate, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Melvin Harris, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Brian T. Anderson, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Gordon D. Hager, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4065:
High-Power Laser Ablation III
Claude R. Phipps, Editor(s)

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