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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Review of Scientific Instruments|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|