TITLE

Effective saturable absorber for KrF lasers

AUTHOR(S)
Bigio, Irving J.; Thomas, Scott J.
PUB. DATE
October 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/20/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 16, p989
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report what we believe is the first demonstration of an effective and scalable saturable absorber for KrF lasers. Our measurements show that a 10-cm path length of ozone (O3) at a partial pressure ∼1 Torr will attenuate a flux of less than 50 mJ/cm2 by a factor ∼50 (∼2% transmission), while allowing transmission of ∼90% for energy densities above 1 J/cm2.
ACCESSION #
9821098

 

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