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Laser-induced damage growth with small and large beams: comparison between laboratory experiments and large-scale laser data
Author(s): Roger Courchinoux; Gerard Raze; Caroline Sudre; Michel A. Josse; Alain C. L. Boscheron; C. Lepage; Elizabeth Mazataud; Edouard Bordenave; Laurent Lamaignere; Marc Loiseau; Thierry Donval; Herve Bercegol
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Paper Abstract

Experiments have been performed to measure the rate of laser-induced damage growth at the rear surface of fused silica windows at 1064, 1053 and 351 nm. One test bench delivered 9 ns monomode gaussian pulses at 10 Hz and 1064 nm. The size of the focused beam on the sample was a few mm2. Another test bench delivered 2.5 ns single or multimode pulses at 1053 and 351 nm. The focused spot on the sample was a few cm2. We compare and discuss our laboratory experimental results, the larger scale ALISE laser data and other results obtained at LULI.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5273, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2003, (10 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.524844
Show Author Affiliations
Roger Courchinoux, CEA-CESTA (France)
Gerard Raze, CEA-CESTA (France)
Caroline Sudre, CEA-CESTA (France)
Michel A. Josse, CEA-CESTA (France)
Alain C. L. Boscheron, CEA-CESTA (France)
C. Lepage, CEA-CESTA (France)
Elizabeth Mazataud, CEA-CESTA (France)
Edouard Bordenave, CEA-CESTA (France)
Laurent Lamaignere, CEA-CESTA (France)
Marc Loiseau, CEA-CESTA (France)
Thierry Donval, CEA-CESTA (France)
Herve Bercegol, CEA-CESTA (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5273:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2003
Gregory J. Exarhos; Arthur H. Guenther; Norbert Kaiser; Keith L. Lewis; M. J. Soileau; Christopher J. Stolz, Editor(s)

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