30 January 2013 Development of efficient nitrogen diluted discharge-driven HF CW chemical laser
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Proceedings Volume 8677, XIX International Symposium on High-Power Laser Systems and Applications 2012; 86771N (2013) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2010490
Event: XIX International Symposium on High-Power Laser Systems and Applications, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey
Abstract
Efficient Nitrogen diluted HF/DF laser with cryogenic adsorption provides a possible way to realize compact and relative high power mid-infrared laser system. Driven by only one dc-discharge tube, 117 Watt laser power, total e-o efficiency of 6.6% in HF case, and that stands four to five-fold increase had been achieved with Nitrogen dilute by careful designed supersonic nozzle array gain generator. Spectra, gain distribution, and chemiluminescence are further investigated to explain the enhancing mechanism.
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Hongyan Wang, Hongyan Wang, Xing Chen, Xing Chen, Xuanzhe Zhang, Xuanzhe Zhang, Weihong Hua, Weihong Hua, Lei Si, Lei Si, "Development of efficient nitrogen diluted discharge-driven HF CW chemical laser", Proc. SPIE 8677, XIX International Symposium on High-Power Laser Systems and Applications 2012, 86771N (30 January 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2010490; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2010490
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