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Diagnostic Techniques For Studying Excimer Laser Kinetics
Author(s): W D Kimura; F Kannari; J F Seamans; D R Guyer
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Paper Abstract

Several novel diagnostic techniques have been used to analyze the laser kinetics occurring in electron-beam pumped excimer lasers. Described are a quadrature interferometer for measuring time-dependent electron densities, an overtone absorption technique for measuring the HC1 concentration, a broadband dye laser system for measuring the spectrally resolved gain in XeF, and a hook interferometer for measuring time-dependent excited state densities. These techniques can also be applied to other non-excimer lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0894, Gas Laser Technology, (12 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944389
Show Author Affiliations
W D Kimura, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)
F Kannari, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)
J F Seamans, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)
D R Guyer, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0894:
Gas Laser Technology
Peter P. Chenausky; Roland A. Sauerbrey; James H. Tillotson, Editor(s)

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