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Mini Transversely Excited Atmospheric (TEA) CO2 Lasers
Author(s): R. I. Rudko
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Paper Abstract

The history and development of mini-TEA CO2 lasers is presented, beginning with longitudinally pulsed waveguide lasers and leading up to the current state-of-the-art mini-TEA devices (less than 20 cm overall length) which produce more than 20 mjoules per pulse, single-mode, with an operating life of more than 2 x 106 pulses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 1980
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0247, Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications, (31 October 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959381
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R. I. Rudko, Raytheon Company (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0247:
Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications
Malcolm L. Stitch, Editor(s)

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