18 May 1988 Laser Damage Threshold Of Diamond Films
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Proceedings Volume 0877, Micro-Optoelectronic Materials; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943944
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
The many unique properties of diamond make it useful for laser optics. Diamond has a thermal stress parameter significantly higher than other materials. Laser damage thresholds of free-standing diamond film windows, diamond films deposited on silicon substrates and bare silicon substrates were measured. As expected the free-standing diamond films showed a high laser damage threshold. The film-substrate combination had a lower damage threshold which is attributed to film stress and conditions of film deposition. Dielectric breakdown induced by laser radiation may be the damage mechanism.
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S Albin, V K Lakdawala, J A Williams, C E Byvik, A M Buoncristiani, "Laser Damage Threshold Of Diamond Films", Proc. SPIE 0877, Micro-Optoelectronic Materials, (18 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943944; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943944
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