19 November 1992 High-power lasers for fusion with pulse compression
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Proceedings Volume 1839, Solid State Lasers and New Laser Materials; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.131790
Event: XIV International Conference on Coherent and Nonlinear Optics, 1991, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Abstract
A new concept of high peak power solid state laser system on the basis of successive amplification of a relatively long pulse (5O-l5Ons) and its effective compression by stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) is discussed. Analyses and experiments indicate that the energy fluence for long pulses can be significantly increased. Such laser system can be more effective more simple and less expensive than traditional master oscillator-power amplifier (MOPA) geometry.
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Vladimir E. Yashin, "High-power lasers for fusion with pulse compression", Proc. SPIE 1839, Solid State Lasers and New Laser Materials, (19 November 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131790; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.131790
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