22 August 1980 Miniaturized CO2 Waveguide Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0227, CO2 Laser Devices and Applications; (1980) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958740
Event: 1980 Technical Symposium East, 1980, Washington, D.C., United States
This paper describes the design and output characteristics of a series of continuous(CW) waveguide lasers in the range of output powers from 2 to 15 Watts. These lasers are internal mirror systems made of a single block of alumina resulting in an extreme miniaturized and ruggedized configuration suitable for military applications. Conversion from CW operation to repetitive pulsed operation is possible by using an RC-network for excitation (relaxation oscillator). A high pulse-to-pulse stability of 1 part in 105 has been achieved using a synchronization oscillator.
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H. W. Mocker, H. W. Mocker, } "Miniaturized CO2 Waveguide Laser", Proc. SPIE 0227, CO2 Laser Devices and Applications, (22 August 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958740; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958740


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