Wavelength-agile operation of an injection-controlled XeF(C...A) laser system

Hofmann, Th.; Yamaguchi, S.; Dane, C.B.; Wilson, W.L.; Sauerbrey, R.; Tittel, F.K.; Rubino, R.A.; Nighan, W.L.
February 1991
Applied Physics Letters;2/11/1991, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p565
Academic Journal
Reports on the performance of a pulsed laser system consisting of an electron beam pumped excimer laser injection-controlled by a wavelength-agile dye laser. Random sequence tuning over a 27 nanometer spectral region; Laser output energies with pulse durations; Pulse energy and spectral profile of the output beam.


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