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Experimental Investigations Of Aero-Acoustic Effects In A Large-Volume Ultraviolet (UV)-Preionized CO[sub]2[/sub] Laser Discharge
Author(s): M. J. Pechersky
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Paper Abstract

A series of experiments using fast photography and interferometry have been performed to investigate the non-steady aero-acoustic effects in large scale, atmospheric UV-preionized CO2 laser discharges. Of primary concern were the density disturbances resulting from the sudden temperature and pressure excursions created by the electric discharge. A short discussion of the nature of the discharge generated disturbances is included and experimental results are presented.

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Date Published: 17 August 1978
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0138, Advances in Laser Technology III: Emphasizing Gaseous Lasers, (17 August 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956219
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M. J. Pechersky, Westinghouse Research & Development Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0138:
Advances in Laser Technology III: Emphasizing Gaseous Lasers
David Finkleman; Joseph Stregack, Editor(s)

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