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7 October 1993 Transverse-discharge copper-vapor lasers
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Proceedings Volume 2110, CIS Selected Papers: Metal Vapor Lasers and Their Applications; (1993)
Event: Metal Vapor Lasers and Their Applications: CIS Selected Papers, 1993, None, Russian Federation
A review of experimental study of the transverse-discharge copper vapor laser is presented. The laser design and electro-physical and energetic measurements are described. Laser output average power exceeded 100 W at a pulse repetition rate of 2 kHz. Comparative analysis of the transverse and longitudinal discharges lasers are fulfilled. The problem of output beam formation with small divergence in powerful laser is considered. Output power of 100 W and divergence of 2 X 10-4 rad were obtained with an unstable telescopic cavity. The MOPA system, which decreased the losses in non-axial beams and provided the oscillation of the beam with small divergence, is investigated.
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B. L. Borovich "Transverse-discharge copper-vapor lasers", Proc. SPIE 2110, CIS Selected Papers: Metal Vapor Lasers and Their Applications, (7 October 1993);

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