Laser action in runaway electron pre-ionized diffuse discharges

Alexei N. Panchenko, Mikhail I. Lomaev, Nikolai A. Panchenko, Viktor F. Tarasenko, Alexei I. Suslov

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Abstract

Formation features of run-away electron preionized diffuse discharge (REP DD) and REP DD properties in different experimental conditions are studied. It was shown that sufficient uniformity of REP DD allows its application as an excitation source of lasers on different gas mixtures at elevated pressure. Promising results of REP DD application for development of gas lasers are shown. Stimulated radiation in the IR, visible and UV spectral ranges was obtained in the diffuse discharge. Ultimate efficiency of non-chain HF(DF) chemical and nitrogen lasers on mixtures of SF6 with H2(D2) and N2 was achieved. New operation mode of nitrogen laser is demonstrated under REP DD excitation. Kinetic model of the REP DD in mixtures of nitrogen with SF6 is developed allowing to predict the radiation parameters of nitrogen laser at λ = 337,1 nm. Long-pulse operation of rare gas halide lasers was achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers XII
PublisherSPIE
Volume9810
ISBN (Electronic)9781510600515
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers XII - Tomsk, Russian Federation
Duration: 13 Sep 201518 Sep 2015

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers XII
CountryRussian Federation
CityTomsk
Period13.9.1518.9.15

Keywords

  • efficient gas lasers
  • REP DD properties
  • Run-away electron preionized diffuse discharge (REP DD)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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