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A multiwatt all gas-phase iodine laser (AGIL)
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Paper Abstract

The demonstration and characterization of a multiwatt All Gas-phase Iodine Laser (AGIL) are described. A 20-cm subsonic reactor was used to produce NCl(a1Δ) for a series parametric studies of the I*(2P1/2) - I(2P3/2) small signal gain and extracted power dependence on reactant flow rates and reaction time. A reduction in the flow channel height led to improved performance. The highest measured gain was 4.2 x 10-4 cm-1 and the highest power observed was 31 W.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5334, Gas and Chemical Lasers, and Applications III, (11 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.537741
Show Author Affiliations
Gerald C. Manke, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Chris B. Cooper, Boeing-Rocketdyne (United States)
Shiv C. Dass, Boeing-Rocketdyne (United States)
Timothy J. Madden, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Gordon D. Hager, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5334:
Gas and Chemical Lasers, and Applications III
Steven J. Davis; Michael C. Heaven, Editor(s)

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