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Possibility of short-pulses generation in excimer lasers by self-injection
Author(s): Jan Badziak; Adam Dubicki; Jozef Piotrowski
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Paper Abstract

There were carried out numerical investigations of the possibility of applying the self-injection technique for generation of short pulses jil rare-gas halide excimer lasers. We investigated a case in which the electrooptical switch is placed in a resonator and is contrulled by two half-wave voltage gates and active medium has the parameters typical for the KrF laser. The model regarded vibrational relaxation and collisional mixing of the B states of excimer molekule. The influence of parameters characterizing the course of voltage applied to the Q-switch upon energy power temporal shape and contrast of generated pulses was analysed. It was stated that there is a possibility of a controlled generation of pulses of time duration from a few hundreds of picoseconds to a few nanoseconds and power of on order higher than in case of free oscillation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1391, Laser Technology III, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57195
Show Author Affiliations
Jan Badziak, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion (Poland)
Adam Dubicki, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion (Poland)
Jozef Piotrowski, VIGO-System, Ltd. (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1391:
Laser Technology III
Wieslaw L. Wolinski; Bohdan K. Wolczak; Jerzy K. Gajda; Danuta Gajda; Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Editor(s)

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