16 August 2000 Short-pulse photolytic iodine laser
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Proceedings Volume 4065, High-Power Laser Ablation III; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.407386
Event: High-Power Laser Ablation, 2000, Santa Fe, NM, United States
Abstract
A compact, short pulse photolytic iodine laser (PIL) system designed for use as a source in Raman conversion experiments is described. The single-shot, flashlamp-pumped laser outputs 10 Joules in a 3 microsecond(s) FWHM pulse at a wavelength of 1.315 micrometer and uses n-C3F7I as the renewable laser fuel. Laser design and performance characteristics are presented.
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Ralph F. Tate, Melvin Harris, Brian T. Anderson, Gordon D. Hager, "Short-pulse photolytic iodine laser", Proc. SPIE 4065, High-Power Laser Ablation III, (16 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.407386; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.407386
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