Self-focussing of CO2 laser radiation in SF6

I. A. Al-Saidi, R. G. Harrison

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Self-focussing of high-power TEA CO2 laser pulses for a number of 10 µm P-band lines is reported in SF6 molecular gas. Application of this effect to estimating the intensity-dependent refractive index of the gas is demonstrated. © 1992 Springer-Verlag.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-502
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics B: Photophysics and Laser Chemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1992


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