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Optimization Of Broadband Electrically Excited Excimer Lasers
Author(s): F. K. Tittel; W. L. Wilson; N. Nishida; Y. Zhu; W. L. Nighan; Y. Nachshon
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Paper Abstract

In this paper the factors controlling the performance of electron beam-pumped, broadband diatomic and tri-atomic rare gas-halide excimer lasers are discussed. Particular attention is directed toward the blue/green in the XeF(C>A) laser centered at 485 nm, for which significantly improved performance has been obtained by selective tailoring of mixture kinetic processes. Maximum XeF(C>A) laser output energies in excess of 1.5 J/liter have been achieved, corresponding to an intrinsic efficiency of approximately 1%.

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Date Published: 15 August 1984
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0476, Excimer Lasers: Their Applications & New Frontiers in Lasers, (15 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.942568
Show Author Affiliations
F. K. Tittel, Rice University (United States)
W. L. Wilson, Rice University (United States)
N. Nishida, Rice University (United States)
Y. Zhu, Rice University (United States)
W. L. Nighan, Rice University (United States)
Y. Nachshon, The Technion (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0476:
Excimer Lasers: Their Applications & New Frontiers in Lasers
Ronald W. Waynant, Editor(s)

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