15 September 1981 Meeting Specifications Of Antares NaCl Laser Windows
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Proceedings Volume 0270, High Power Lasers and Applications; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931729
Event: 1981 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1980, Los Angeles, United States
This is a review article describing some of the techniques employed in meeting certain specifications for the fabrication of Antares 18" diameter NaC1 laser windows. Specifically, a pressure test for strength and window stability is described as well as a method for non-contact measurement of wedge angle and wedge direction utilizing a Fizeau 18" interferometer. Also the procedure followed at Harshaw in the mounting of windows is outlined.
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V. E. Straughan, V. E. Straughan, D. J. Krus, D. J. Krus, } "Meeting Specifications Of Antares NaCl Laser Windows", Proc. SPIE 0270, High Power Lasers and Applications, (15 September 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931729; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931729


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