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High Pressure Transverse-Discharge Copper-Vapor Laser
Author(s): J Baker; R Najaf-zadeh; N Sung; J J Kim; M J Kushner
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Paper Abstract

A transverse-discharge copper-vapor laser (TD-CVL) has been operated at high repetition rates in a steady state mode for an extended period of time. In an unoptimized operation at 1 kHz, an average power of 560 mW was achieved in an excited volume of approximately 40 cm3. It is now feasible to develop TD-CVL systems that can be discharge-heated like conventional longitudinal copper-vapor lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1988
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0894, Gas Laser Technology, (12 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944399
Show Author Affiliations
J Baker, University of New Mexico (United States)
R Najaf-zadeh, University of New Mexico (United States)
N Sung, University of New Mexico (United States)
J J Kim, University of New Mexico (United States)
M J Kushner, University of Illinois (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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