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High Efficiency, Tail-Free Pulses From TEA-CO2 Lasers
Author(s): Pierre Mathieu; Gabriel Otis
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Paper Abstract

A new method is described for reducing the length of the TEA-CO2 laser pulse tail. Experimental results are presented which demonstrate a reduction of the total pulse length, measured at a level of 0.5% of the peak intensity, from 2.5 μs to 0.32 μs. This is achieved with no concomitant losses in the peak intensity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0663, Laser Radar Technology and Applications I, (6 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938657
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Pierre Mathieu, Defence Research Establishment Valcartier (Canada)
Gabriel Otis, Defence Research Establishment Valcartier (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0663:
Laser Radar Technology and Applications I
James M. Cruickshank; Robert C. Harney, Editor(s)

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