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Investigations of an excimer laser working with a four-component gaseous mixture He-Kr:Xe-HCl
Author(s): Leszek Iwanejko; Ludwik Jerzy Pokora
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Paper Abstract

The paper presnts working conditions of an XCI excimer laser untypical gas mixture based on KrzXe instead of pure Xe. Such a choice was influenced by the necessity of Findin9 the way to replace imported and expensive Xe by gaseous components accesible in Poland. Determining the range of changes of laser extrnal parameters which enables its proper work with the new gas mixture was the aim of same investigations results of which are presented in this paper. The laser pulse output energy and the pulse duration as a Function of supply voltage and the mixture composition are presented. The range of proper conditions for the laser working with the new mixture He-Kr:Xe--HC1 was determined. The analysis of experimental results showed that using the new mixture ensures value of energy and pulse duration comparable with the ones obtained for the mixture He-''Xe--HCl. Spectral investigations showed the lack of influence of Kr presence in the mixture on the generation spectrum of the laser. L.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1391, Laser Technology III, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57184
Show Author Affiliations
Leszek Iwanejko, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion (Poland)
Ludwik Jerzy Pokora, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1391:
Laser Technology III

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