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Physics of multishot laser damage to optical materials
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Paper Abstract

Fundamental aspects of multishot laser damage are considered: thermal instability in an optical medium due to pulseto--pulse accumulation o absorbing derects mechanisms o laser induced detect generation. Eeotive methods or suppressing a deeot rormation to increase laser damage resistance are discussed and illustrated by experimental data or various type optical materials. Key words: multishot and singleshot laser damage instability inclusion accumulation eect 5 thermochemical mechanochemicalprocesses thermoelastic stresses leser damage resistance of crystals and polymers laser conditioning. 1 .

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Date Published: 1 June 1991
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1441, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1990, (1 June 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57245
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Alexander A. Manenkov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Vladimir S. Nechitailo, General Physics Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1441:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1990
Harold E. Bennett; Lloyd L. Chase; Arthur H. Guenther; Brian Emerson Newnam; M. J. Soileau, Editor(s)

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