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Perspective methods for the generation of COIL gain medium
Author(s): Marsel V. Zagidullin; Valery D. Nikolaev; Michael I. Svistun; Nikolay A. Khvatov
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Paper Abstract

An ejector nozzle bank powered by centrifugal bubbling SOG is considered like highly efficient gain generating system for COIL. A high potential recovered pressure ~100 torr of the gain medium flow with a small signal gain higher than 1% cm-1 and low oxygen plenum pressure has been demonstrated. A centrifugal bubbling SOG is an efficient source of oxygen at high pressure with high depletion of the BHP in the single burn dawn. A high 02(1&Dgr;) yield and chlorine utilization higher than 90% have been obtained at chlorine gas loading up to 6 mmole/s per 1 cm2 of the bubbler surface. The ejector COIL powered by centrifugal bubbling SOG demonstrated ~25% of chemical efficiency with specific power 6 kJ per 1 litre of the BHP in the single burn dawn. The combination of centrifugal bubble SOG with ejector nozzle bank can be considered as a promising gain medium flow generation system for COIL.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6611, Laser Optics 2006: High-Power Gas Lasers, 66110A (12 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.740587
Show Author Affiliations
Marsel V. Zagidullin, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Valery D. Nikolaev, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Michael I. Svistun, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Nikolay A. Khvatov, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6611:
Laser Optics 2006: High-Power Gas Lasers

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