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11 March 1987 Long-Pulse E-Beam Pumped Excimer Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0710, Excimer Lasers and Optics; (1987)
Event: Cambridge Symposium-Fiber/LASE '86, 1986, Cambridge, MA, United States
Long pulse excimer lasers are of interest as a means for increasing, with constant energy, the impulse coupled to a target. The reduced power associated with the long pulse width also increases the laser optics damage threshold. A direct e-beam pumped XeC1 laser has been operated with a 5 p's pulse length. The e-beam pump is a cold cathode, large area diode which has operated up to 10 μs pulse width. Fuel burn-up of the halogen donor occurs at approximately the same specific pump energy (J/ℓ ) observed with microsecond pulse lengths.
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Gary L. McAllister, Richard G. Morton, and William K. Richardson "Long-Pulse E-Beam Pumped Excimer Laser", Proc. SPIE 0710, Excimer Lasers and Optics, (11 March 1987);


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