4 May 1993 Design and performances of a 10-kW fast-axial-flow CO2 laser
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Proceedings Volume 1810, 9th International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144614
Event: Ninth International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, 1992, Heraklion, Greece
Abstract
A fast axial flow high power CO2 laser excited by dc discharge has been developed. An aerodynamic technique was developed for achieving homogeneous discharge of power density up to 6 W/cm3 in 5.5 cm diameter tubes. An output power of 10 kW was obtained with an unstable two-folded resonator with a magnification of 2. The laser is made of 12 active mediums of 5.5 cm diameter and 60 cm length and the electrical discharge efficiency is 17%.
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Michel E. Gastaud, Michel E. Gastaud, Emmanuel Clavier, Emmanuel Clavier, Philippe Chauvet, Philippe Chauvet, } "Design and performances of a 10-kW fast-axial-flow CO2 laser", Proc. SPIE 1810, 9th International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, (4 May 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144614; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144614
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