TRIGGERING OF SPARK DISCHARGER BY ULTRAVIOLET LASER RADIATION TRANSMITTED THROUGH LIGHT GUIDE.

E. V. Kumpyak, M. I. Lomaev, G. A. Mesyats, A. N. Panchenko, Yu F. Potalitsyn, V. F. Tarasenko

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Abstract

Triggering of a spark discharger by ultraviolet laser radiation ( lambda equals 308 nm) transmitted through a light guide is studied. With formation of laser plasma on a tantalum cathode, the triggering delay is approximately 10 nsec with an instability of less than equivalent to 1 nsec.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)439-441
Number of pages3
JournalInstruments and experimental techniques New York
Volume30
Issue number2 pt 2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1987
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Instrumentation

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Kumpyak, E. V., Lomaev, M. I., Mesyats, G. A., Panchenko, A. N., Potalitsyn, Y. F., & Tarasenko, V. F. (1987). TRIGGERING OF SPARK DISCHARGER BY ULTRAVIOLET LASER RADIATION TRANSMITTED THROUGH LIGHT GUIDE. Instruments and experimental techniques New York, 30(2 pt 2), 439-441.