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Adsorption of bromine in CuBr laser
Author(s): Yongjiang Wang; Shuyi Shi; Yujun Qian; Bailiang Pan; Xiande Ding; Qiang Guo; Lideng Chen; Ruixing Fan
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Paper Abstract

The dissociated bromine in CuBr laser has serious effects on the life-time of CuBr laser and the stability of the discharge plasma so it is important for the long-lived sealed-off CuBr lasers. The adsorption of bromine on the surface of the copper around the electrodes was measured by an X-ray Energy Dispersive Spectrometer. It is found that the dissociated bromine from CuBr molecule after collision in the laser discharge plasma is negative bromine ion, no positive bromine ion existed. On the average the atomic percentage of the adsorbed bromine is about 20%. The radial distribution of the atomic percentage of bromine around anode copper is given and has been explained qualitatively.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1412, Gas and Metal Vapor Lasers and Applications, (1 May 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43636
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Yongjiang Wang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Shuyi Shi, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Yujun Qian, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Bailiang Pan, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Xiande Ding, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Qiang Guo, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Lideng Chen, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Ruixing Fan, Zhejiang Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1412:
Gas and Metal Vapor Lasers and Applications
Jin J. Kim; Frank K. Tittel, Editor(s)

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