21 October 2016 High-energy laser interaction with solids: a laser safety perspective
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Laser safety regulating the deployment of kW-class high energy laser (HEL) technologies in outdoor applications can rapidly cause significant planning and operations issues due to the ranges involved. Safety templates based on the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) rules can easily result in ranges of tens of kilometers for kW-class lasers. Due to the complexity of HEL-matter interactions, the assumptions underlying the aforementioned approach are however deemed inappropriate. In this paper, we identify a more suitable approach backed by experimental results.
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Jean-François Daigle, Jean-François Daigle, Dominik Pudo, Dominik Pudo, Francis Théberge, Francis Théberge, Marc Châteauneuf, Marc Châteauneuf, } "High-energy laser interaction with solids: a laser safety perspective", Proc. SPIE 9990, High-Power Lasers 2016: Technology and Systems, 99900H (21 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2241589; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2241589


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