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Laser-induced damage simulations of absorbing materials under pulsed IR irradiation
Author(s): Patrick Combis; Florian Bonneau; G. Daval; Laurent Lamaignere
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Paper Abstract

Simulations of laser matter interaction at intermediate energies is a key issue in predicting and quantifying laser damage in the LMJ or the NIF facilities. We have done simulations of laser interaction with several metals from the solid state to the plasma by solving the Helmholtz equation in our hydrodynamic code DELPOR. We are comparing our result to time dependent reflectivity measurements on Aluminum and Iron and discuss the influence of the transitions of phase of the materials in laser mater interaction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3902, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1999, (3 March 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.379319
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Patrick Combis, CEA/Bruyeres-le-Chatel (France)
Florian Bonneau, CEA/Bruyeres-le-Chatel (France)
G. Daval, CEA/Bruyeres-le-Chatel (France)
Laurent Lamaignere, CEA/Le Barp (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3902:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1999
Gregory J. Exarhos; Arthur H. Guenther; Mark R. Kozlowski; Keith L. Lewis; M. J. Soileau, Editor(s)

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