23 April 1993 Iodine photodissociative pulse-repetitive laser: problems of efficiency
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Proceedings Volume 1980, Iodine Lasers and Applications; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144531
Event: Iodine Lasers and Applications, 1992, Bechyne Castle, Czechoslovakia
Abstract
We present results of R & D of an iodine photodissociative pulse-repetitive flash-lamp pumped laser with average power approximately 500 W and discuss some problems of its efficiency and scaling. The main problems are follow efficiency of lamp pumping, energetic efficiency of iodine laser, energetic possibilities of active medium and its optical quality, and the closed loop of active medium. In conclusion, the energetic possibilities of developed pulse repetitive laser are discussed, as are some prospects for the near future.
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Oleg B. Danilov, Oleg B. Danilov, A. A. Artemov, A. A. Artemov, Aleksandr P. Zhevlakov, Aleksandr P. Zhevlakov, "Iodine photodissociative pulse-repetitive laser: problems of efficiency", Proc. SPIE 1980, Iodine Lasers and Applications, (23 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144531; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.144531
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