4 May 1993 Effect of mixing on iodine dissociation, population inversion and lasing in chemical oxygen-iodine lasers
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Proceedings Volume 1810, 9th International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144537
Event: Ninth International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, 1992, Heraklion, Greece
Abstract
A simple, one-dimensional leak flow tube model was used to calculate the effect of mixing on the performance of chemical oxygen-iodine lasers (COIL). Both the maximum gain and the characteristic length of the iodine dissociation are shown to be nonmonotonic functions of the iodine flow rate, nI2. The maximum nI2 for which lasing is possible is less than 1 - 2% of the oxygen flow rate. This is in agreement with experimental data and is not explained by models assuming premixed flows. The present model was applied to calculations of the performance of supersonic COILs.
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Boris D. Barmashenko, Boris D. Barmashenko, A. Elior, A. Elior, Eyal Lebiush, Eyal Lebiush, Salman Rosenwaks, Salman Rosenwaks, } "Effect of mixing on iodine dissociation, population inversion and lasing in chemical oxygen-iodine lasers", Proc. SPIE 1810, 9th International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, (4 May 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144537; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144537
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