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Physical Processes Limiting The CuBr Laser Lifetime
Author(s): D. Astadjov; G. Petrash; N. Sabotinov; N. Vuchkov
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Paper Abstract

An experimental examination of the lifetime limiting processes in a whole-heated sealed-off CuBr laser is performed. The influence of the CuBr expenditure, the pollution of the laser windows, the recombination processes and the change of the plasma composition, especially the bromine concentration increase is investigated. Considering the experimental results a sealed-off CuBr laser of not less than 500 h of operation is designed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 January 1985
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0473, Symposium Optika '84, (18 January 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.942426
Show Author Affiliations
D. Astadjov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Bulgaria)
G. Petrash, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Bulgaria)
N. Sabotinov, USSR Academy of Sciences (USSR)
N. Vuchkov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Bulgaria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0473:
Symposium Optika '84
Gabor Lupkovics; Andras Podmaniczky, Editor(s)

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