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Optics For High Power CO2-Lasers
Author(s): Manfred R Berger; Herman E. Reedy
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Paper Abstract

High power CO2-laser optics have been investigated with respect to their thermal runaway and thermal distortion characteristics. It is shown that for highest power densities GaAs is the best choice as a transmitting optic while Copper and Molybdenum are best suitable for high reflective optics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 March 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0455, Industrial Applications of High Power Lasers, (19 March 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.966206
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Manfred R Berger, II-VI Incorporated (United States)
Herman E. Reedy, II-VI Incorporated (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0455:
Industrial Applications of High Power Lasers
Dieter Schuoecker, Editor(s)

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