A review is given of the technology and special facilities applied in the production of 18-inch diameter Polytran NaCl windows. These optical elements are to be employed in the LASL Antares CO2 Laser System. Procedures utilized in achieving window specifications are discussed.
V. E. Straughan,
"Polytran NaCl Windows For LASL Antares CO2 Laser System", Proc. SPIE 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979, (13 November 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.957732; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957732