XeCl laser with an output energy 200 J

N. G. Ivanov, Valery Fedorovich Losev, É I. Naats, V. V. Ryzhov, I. Yu Turchanovskiǐ, A. G. Yastremskiǐ

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Abstract

The parameters of an XeCl laser with a 25 cm × 25 cm aperture, excited by two oppositely directed electron beams, were calculated and determined experimentally. The energy of the output pulses of 250 ns duration at half-amplitude exceeded 200 J, the small-signal gain was g0 = 0.065 cm-1, and the unsaturated absorption coefficient was α0 = 0.015 cm-1 for the optimal composition (Ar : Xe : HCl = 700:10:1) of the mixture at a total pressure of 2.5 bar. The laser efficiency, calculated relative to all the energy deposited in the active volume, was 3.0%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)670-672
Number of pages3
JournalQuantum Electronics
Volume27
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Ivanov, N. G., Losev, V. F., Naats, É. I., Ryzhov, V. V., Turchanovskiǐ, I. Y., & Yastremskiǐ, A. G. (1997). XeCl laser with an output energy 200 J. Quantum Electronics, 27(8), 670-672. https://doi.org/10.1070/QE1997v027n08ABEH001029