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Scaling Demonstration Of The XeF (C->A) Laser
Author(s): G. J. Hirst; C. B. Dane; R. Sauerbrey; W. L. Wilson; F. K. Tittel; W. L. Nighan
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Paper Abstract

Operation of a scaled, injection-controlled XeF(C→)A) laser is described. The output energy is 0.6 J per pulse from an extracted volume of 0.48 ℓ, which corresponds to an extraction energy density of 125 J/ℓ. The energy deposition in the gas is 105 J/ℓ and the intrinsic efficiency is therefore 1.2%. Also included is the first report of a repetitively-pulsed (1 Hz) electron-beam pumped XeF(C→)A) laser.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1041, Metal Vapor Laser Technology and Applications, (1 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951242
Show Author Affiliations
G. J. Hirst, Rice University (United States)
C. B. Dane, Rice University (United States)
R. Sauerbrey, Rice University (United States)
W. L. Wilson, Rice University (United States)
F. K. Tittel, Rice University (United States)
W. L. Nighan, United Technologies Research Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1041:
Metal Vapor Laser Technology and Applications
Jin J. Kim; Randy Kimball; P. Jeffrey Wisoff, Editor(s)

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