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10 August 1994 Asterix IV iodine laser at MPQ Garching
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Proceedings Volume 2096, Lasers in Optical Systems and Devices; (1994)
Event: Laser Optics, 1993, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
The Asterix IV high power iodine laser is designed to deliver in a single beam output pulses with lengths ranges from 0.1 to 4 ns with a maximum power of 5 TW and an energy of up to 2 kJ. This laser has now achieved its projected output energy of 2.0 kJ and an output power of 4 TW. The Asterix laser has been developed on the basis of 10 years of experience with the 1 TW Asterix III laser and with the support of a 1D and a 3D pulse propagation code. Special emphasis has been put on obtaining an optimal overall efficiency of the laser system and a laser beam intensity profile as homogeneous as possible.
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Guenter Brederlow, H. Baumhacker, Ernst E. Fill, Reinhard Volk, Siegbert Witkowski, and Klaus-Juergen Witte "Asterix IV iodine laser at MPQ Garching", Proc. SPIE 2096, Lasers in Optical Systems and Devices, (10 August 1994);


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