Copper bromide vapour laser with a pulse repetition rate up to 700 kHz

V. O. Nekhoroshev, V. F. Fedorov, G. S. Evtushenko, S. N. Torgaev

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The results of the experimental study of a copper bromide vapour laser at high repetition rates of regular pump pulses are presented. A record-high pulse repetition rate of 700 kHz is attained for lasing at self-terminating transitions in copper atoms. To analyse the obtained results, use is made of the data of numerical modelling of the plasma kinetics in the phase of pumping and discharge afterglow.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)877-879
Number of pages3
JournalQuantum Electronics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Copper bromide vapour laser
  • Excitation
  • Lasing
  • Pulse repetition rate
  • Pulsed pumping
  • Self-terminating transitions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

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