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Advanced Phosphate Glasses For High Average Power Lasers
Author(s): J. E. Marion
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Paper Abstract

Phosphate glass compositions with superior properties for operation as active elements in high average power lasers have been developed. Large, high optical quality castings of these new glasses that are free of metallic inclusions have been made by Schott Glass Technologies and by Hoya Optics. The laser requirements, glass development strategy, and the resultant laser and thermo-mechanical properties of the advanced phosphate glasses are analyzed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1128, Glasses for Optoelectronics, (21 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961478
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J. E. Marion, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1128:
Glasses for Optoelectronics
Giancarlo C. Righini, Editor(s)

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