XeCl excimer laser with a continously tunable output pulsewidth

P. Di Lazzaro, F. Flora, A. Gerardino, T. Letardi

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Abstract

The first self-injected excimer laser is described. A continously variable output pulse duration between 2 and 100 ns has been achieved by an opportune intracavity loss modulation. The output laser radiation consists of a train of pulses or of a single dumped pulse. In thee latter case, output pulses with peak power up to 2 MW have been obtained, with remarkable stability and reproductivity characteristics. © 1993.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336 - 344
Number of pages9
JournalOptics Communications
Volume95
Issue number4-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Di Lazzaro, P., Flora, F., Gerardino, A., & Letardi, T. (1993). XeCl excimer laser with a continously tunable output pulsewidth. Optics Communications, 95(4-6), 336 - 344. https://doi.org/10.1016/0030-4018(93)90687-Z