Electrical characterisation of pulsed and CW fast axial flow RF excited CO2 lasers

H. J. Baker, I. Laidler

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Abstract

Ignition voltages and pulsed and CW vector impedance measurements have been made for a fast axial flow RF excited CO2 laser, enabling quantitative design work on the RF power system. Comparisons are made between laser power control by analogue RF power and pulse modulation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Pages349-356
Number of pages8
Volume1225
Publication statusPublished - 1990
EventHigh-Power Gas Lasers - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Duration: 15 Jan 199017 Jan 1990

Conference

ConferenceHigh-Power Gas Lasers
CityLos Angeles, CA, USA
Period15/01/9017/01/90

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    Baker, H. J., & Laidler, I. (1990). Electrical characterisation of pulsed and CW fast axial flow RF excited CO2 lasers. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (Vol. 1225, pp. 349-356)