LONG-TERM OPERATION OF A SEALED WAVEGUIDE CO2 LASER

Authors
  1. Pace, P.
  2. Cruickshank, J.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Valcartier, Valcartier QUE (CAN)
Abstract
A mass spectrometer has been utilized to study the gas composition during operation of a CO2 laser using a BeO waveguide. The results of the study have allowed us to construct sealed waveguide lasers with predicted lifetimes in excess of 7000 h.
Report Number
DREV-4207/81 —
Date of publication
15 Apr 1981
Number of Pages
18
DSTKIM No
81-03114
CANDIS No
33953
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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