8 September 1999 Gain character of the round-metal-resonator CO2 laser
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Proceedings Volume 3862, 1999 International Conference on Industrial Lasers; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.361198
Event: International Symposium on Industrial Lasers, 1999, Wuhan, China
For developing a new laser for laser cutting, which has the advantage of good beam quality, small size and low cost, we have proposed a round-metal-resonator CO2 laser with blow-in discharge and spiral flow. In this paper, investigations have been made on the gain character of this laser. By solving the rate equations of the CO2 laser and the 3D fluid mass and momentum continuous equations, the working conditions and structure parameters for circular uniformity distribution of small signal gain in the laser cavity have been provided.
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Zaiguang Li, Zaiguang Li, Wei Gong, Wei Gong, } "Gain character of the round-metal-resonator CO2 laser", Proc. SPIE 3862, 1999 International Conference on Industrial Lasers, (8 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.361198; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.361198


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