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Meeting Specifications Of Antares NaCl Laser Windows
Author(s): V. E. Straughan; D. J. Krus
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Paper Abstract

This is a review article describing some of the techniques employed in meeting certain specifications for the fabrication of Antares 18" diameter NaC1 laser windows. Specifically, a pressure test for strength and window stability is described as well as a method for non-contact measurement of wedge angle and wedge direction utilizing a Fizeau 18" interferometer. Also the procedure followed at Harshaw in the mounting of windows is outlined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1981
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0270, High Power Lasers and Applications, (15 September 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931729
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V. E. Straughan, The Harshaw Chemical Company (United States)
D. J. Krus, The Harshaw Chemical Company (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0270:
High Power Lasers and Applications
Charles C. Tang, Editor(s)

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