Compact high repetition rate magnetically switched transverse, electric, atmospheric CO2 laser

A Sylvan, G D Spiers, A Johnstone, R. G. Harrison

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Abstract

A corona preionized compact transverse, electric, atmospheric CO 2 laser providing an average optical output of 18 W from a 4.6-cm3 discharge volume is reported. The laser was driven at pulse rates up to 1 kHz by an all solid-state exciter circuit which has produced >109 pulses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1821-1824
Number of pages4
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume61
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990

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