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High Power CO[sub]2[/sub] Laser Beam Diagnostics And Controls
Author(s): Patrick D Austin
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Paper Abstract

Systems used in observing laser beam shape and output power are described in the following text with block diagram illustrations. This equipment is integrated into Combustion Engineering's product line of high power (up to 8.0 kW) A.C. excited industrial CO2 gas transport lasers. Also outlined are systems for opto-mechanically adjusting laser beam profile and in controlling laser beam output via a closed-loop feedback servo mechanism.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1986
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0668, Laser Processing: Fundamentals, Applications, and Systems Engineering, (12 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938907
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Patrick D Austin, Combustion Engineering Industrial Lasers, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0668:
Laser Processing: Fundamentals, Applications, and Systems Engineering
Walter W. Duley; Robert W. Weeks, Editor(s)

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