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Investigation Of Stability Of Color Centres In LiF Crystals Used For Passive Q-Switching In A 1064 Nm Laser.
Author(s): Z. Mierczyk; J. Czeszko
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Paper Abstract

Results of investigations of spectral, thermal and laser operation characteristics of crystal Q-switches for the YAG:Nd-5+ laser, which utilize the properties of LiF crystals containing color centres, are reported. Results are also presented of measurements of thermal and photochemical stabilities and of the kinetics of interaction of [F2], [F2+] and [F2-] color centres generated in LiF crystals by means of exposure to γ radiation from Cf-252, Cs-137 and Co-60 sources.

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Date Published: 19 October 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0859, Laser Technology II, (19 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.943348
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Z. Mierczyk, Military Technical Academy (Poland)
J. Czeszko, Military Technical Academy (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0859:
Laser Technology II

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