13 January 2017 Reflections on the history of chemical lasers research
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Proceedings Volume 10254, XXI International Symposium on High Power Laser Systems and Applications 2016; 102540G (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2256067
Event: XXI International Symposium on High Power Laser Systems and Applications, 2016, Gmunden, Austria
Abstract
A concise overview of the history of chemical lasers is presented. From the vast amount of literature on this subject some highlights are presented. The paper concentrates on the unsuccessful efforts to obtain visible chemical lasers, rather than on the celebrated infrared lasers, aiming to get some insight into the reasons for the failure of the former and the success of the latter.
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Salman (Zamik) Rosenwaks, "Reflections on the history of chemical lasers research ", Proc. SPIE 10254, XXI International Symposium on High Power Laser Systems and Applications 2016, 102540G (13 January 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2256067; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2256067
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