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Analytic models for gain saturation and performance calcuation of the flowing chemical oxygen-iodine laser
Author(s): Limin Hu; Zhi Gao
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Paper Abstract

A new gain saturation model of chemical oxygen-iodine laser (COIL) is deduced from the conservational equations of population number of upper and lower lasing levels. The present model is compared with both the Voigt profile function (VPF) model and its low-pressure limit model, and the differences between different models are pointed out. These differences are ofuse to the optimization of COILs' adjustable parameters.

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Date Published: 5 September 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4914, High-Power Lasers and Applications II, (5 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481790
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Limin Hu, Institute of Mechanics (China)
Zhi Gao, Institute of Mechanics (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4914:
High-Power Lasers and Applications II
Dianyuan Fan; Keith A. Truesdell; Koji Yasui, Editor(s)

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