28 July 1994 Large-area laser coatings made by energetic reactive processes
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In this paper, the benefits of energetic reactive coating are first briefly introduced. Detailed performance improvement data are supplied for durability, absorption, scatter and mechanical stress. Pictures of the 2-m chambers are presented, an example of a large laser optic is shown, and technical details peculiar to large-area coating are discussed. Finally, laser damage data available to date are discussed, and the challenges of high laser damage resistance over large areas are outlined as a guide to future work.
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Walter T. Pawlewicz, Walter T. Pawlewicz, } "Large-area laser coatings made by energetic reactive processes", Proc. SPIE 2114, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1993, (28 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.180879; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.180879
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