13 November 1980 Optical Performance Of The Gemini Carbon Dioxide Laser Fusion System
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Proceedings Volume 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979; (1980) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957738
Event: Los Alamos Conference on Optics '79, 1979, Los Alamos, United States
Abstract
The performance of the Gemini two beam carbon dioxide laser fusion system was recently upgraded by installation of optical components with improved quality in the final amplifier. A theoretical analysis was conducted in conlunction with measurements of the new performance. The analysis and experimental procedures, and results obtained are reported and compared. Good agreement was found which was within the uncertainties of the analysis and the inaccuracies of the experiments. The focal spot Strehl ratio was between 0.24 and 0.3 for both beams.
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V. K. Viswanathan, J. J. Hayden, I. Liberman, "Optical Performance Of The Gemini Carbon Dioxide Laser Fusion System", Proc. SPIE 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979, (13 November 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.957738; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957738
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