14 September 1998 Ablation scaling laws for laser space debris clearing
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Proceedings Volume 3343, High-Power Laser Ablation; (1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321605
Event: High-Power Laser Ablation, 1998, Santa Fe, NM, United States
Abstract
This paper analyzes laser induced impulse and associated scaling laws appropriate to the intensity range of interest for laser space debris clearing (106 - 1010 W/cm2). A simple radiative fluence model is used augmented by empirical values from some recent experiments.
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Peter X. Hammerling, John L. Remo, "Ablation scaling laws for laser space debris clearing", Proc. SPIE 3343, High-Power Laser Ablation, (14 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321605; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.321605
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