15 May 1981 Fieldable Short-Pulse High Energy Laser Transmitter
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Proceedings Volume 0236, 1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959021
Event: 1980 European Conference on Optical Systems and Applications, 1980, Utrecht, Netherlands
Abstract
A cavity-dumped, YAG oscillator-amplifier system has been built which offers significant advantages over conventional Q-switched and modelocked systems. Pulse risetime of one nanosecond and pulsewidth of two nanoseconds has been achieved with greater than two hundred millijoule output at 532 nm. The system design is simple and straightforward, as opposed to the complex and difficult to operate mode-locked systems. It is provided in a fieldable configuration, making it quite attractive for ranging, tracking, remote sensing and non-linear studies.
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Paul H. Malitson, Paul H. Malitson, Dale B. Osborn, Dale B. Osborn, } "Fieldable Short-Pulse High Energy Laser Transmitter", Proc. SPIE 0236, 1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications, (15 May 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959021; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959021
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