15 November 2010 New powerful metal vapor lasers oscillating in deep ultraviolet and middle infrared spectral ranges
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Proceedings Volume 7751, XVIII International Symposium on Gas Flow, Chemical Lasers, and High-Power Lasers; 775111 (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.876966
Event: 18th International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers and High Power Lasers, 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria
Abstract
Middle infrared and deep ultraviolet laser systems, which are based on high-power high-beam-quality stable-operating He-SrBr2 and Cu+ Ne-CuBr lasers excited in nanosecond pulsed longitudinal discharge, are developed, patented and studied. Optimal discharge conditions, such as active zone diameter, vapor pressure, buffer-gas pressure, electrical excitation scheme parameters, average input power, pulse repetition frequency, are found. The highest output laser parameters are obtained for the Sr atom and Cu+ lasers, respectively. These lasers equipped with optical systems for control of laser radiation parameters, such as laser beam divergence, laser intensity distribution, etc. are used in a large variety of applications, such as precise material microprocessing, including biological tissues, determination of linear optical properties of different materials newly developed, laser-induced modification of conductive polymers, laserinduced fluorescence in wide-gap semiconductors, instead of free electron and excimer lasers, respectively.
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K. A. Temelkov, K. A. Temelkov, N. K. Vuchkov, N. K. Vuchkov, N. V. Sabotinov, N. V. Sabotinov, } "New powerful metal vapor lasers oscillating in deep ultraviolet and middle infrared spectral ranges", Proc. SPIE 7751, XVIII International Symposium on Gas Flow, Chemical Lasers, and High-Power Lasers, 775111 (15 November 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.876966; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.876966
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