29 July 1992 Perfluorinated copolymer coatings for high-power laser applications
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Abstract
Results including 351-nm laser damage threshold data are presented from a study of a perfluorinated copolymer being considered for use in high peak-power lasers. The objective of this work is the hermetic sealing of hygroscopic, optical, nonlinear-conversion crystals by this material with a simultaneous decrease in Fresnel losses at the crystal surfaces. Dramatic effects on short-pulse (0.8 ns) damage thresholds by solvents and/or polymer functional moieties will be shown.
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Semyon Papernov, Semyon Papernov, Laurie Pedulla, Laurie Pedulla, V. Zandy, V. Zandy, Ansgar W. Schmid, Ansgar W. Schmid, P. Resnick, P. Resnick, } "Perfluorinated copolymer coatings for high-power laser applications", Proc. SPIE 1624, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1991, (29 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60101; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.60101
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