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KrF and XeF lasers pumped by a generator with inductive energy storage
Author(s): Victor F. Tarasenko; Evgenii H. Baksht; Alexei N. Panchenko
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Paper Abstract

Development of long-pulse discharge XeF- and KrF-lasers pumped by a generator with an inductive energy storage and semiconductor-opening switch is reported. It is shown that use of inductive storage element allows significantly improve discharge stability and expand laser pulse duration. Pulse duration (FWHM) of 60 ns was obtained both in Ne-Xe- NF3 and Nr-Kr-F2 gas mixtures. Laser specific output of 2,5 J/l and intrinsic efficiency over 1% have been obtained for KrF laser.

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Date Published: 13 September 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4760, High-Power Laser Ablation IV, (13 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482130
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Victor F. Tarasenko, High Current Electronics Institute (Russia)
Evgenii H. Baksht, High Current Electronics Institute (Russia)
Alexei N. Panchenko, High Current Electronics Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4760:
High-Power Laser Ablation IV
Claude R. Phipps, Editor(s)

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