22 April 2016 Operation of static and flowing Cs DPAL with different buffer gas mixtures
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Cs DPAL operation using Ethane, Methane and mixtures of these hydrocarbons with noble gases He and Ar as a buffer gases for spin-orbit relaxation was studied in this work. The best Cs DPAL performance in continuous wave operation with flowing gain medium was achieved using pure Methane, pure Ethane or a mixture of Ethane (minimum of 200 Torr) and He with a total buffer gas pressure of 300 torr.
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R. J. Knize, R. J. Knize, B. V. Zhdanov, B. V. Zhdanov, M. T. Rotondaro, M. T. Rotondaro, M. K. Shaffer, M. K. Shaffer, "Operation of static and flowing Cs DPAL with different buffer gas mixtures", Proc. SPIE 9729, High Energy/Average Power Lasers and Intense Beam Applications IX, 972903 (22 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2212880; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2212880


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