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Amplification of image brightness by means of the photodissociative iodine laser
Author(s): Ig. V. Bagrov; Oleg B. Danilov; Stanislav A. Tul'skii; Aleksandr P. Zhevlakov
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Paper Abstract

A possibility of the amplification of image brightness by the active medium of the photodissociative iodine laser have been demonstrated. The brightness of the test-object image with spatial frequency of 10 mm-1 was amplified 1600 times for Q-switch lasing action and 250 times for free- running one. The contrast of amplified image was equaled 0.8 in both occasions. The smallest input signal achieved the level of 10-13 J per pixel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4351, Laser Optics 2000: High-Power Gas Lasers, (1 March 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.417692
Show Author Affiliations
Ig. V. Bagrov, Institute for Laser Physics (Russia)
Oleg B. Danilov, Institute for Laser Physics (Russia)
Stanislav A. Tul'skii, Institute for Laser Physics (Russia)
Aleksandr P. Zhevlakov, Institute for Laser Physics (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4351:
Laser Optics 2000: High-Power Gas Lasers
Oleg B. Danilov, Editor(s)

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