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Generation of ultrabright beams in high energy Nd:glass and KrF laser systems

Generation of ultrabright beams in high energy Nd:glass and KrF laser systems
Generation of ultrabright beams in high energy Nd:glass and KrF laser systems
The development of ultrabright lasers is progressing rapidly particularly in the direction of table-top-terawatt systems operating at high pulse repetition rate with relatively low pulse energy. The highest pulse energies and highest absolute powers are being generated by the adaptation of larger-scale high energy laser systems operating in single pulse mode. The maximum focused intensity from either type of laser is determined by the beam brightness B which can be expressed in units of Watts cm where P is the power, lambda the wavelength and S the Strehl ratio, quantifying the ratio of brightness in a beam with less than diffraction limited quality to that in a diffraction limited beam.
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Key, M.H., Barr, J.R.M., Barzanti, L., Chang, Z., Damerell, A.R., Danson, C.N., Edwards, C.B., Evans, J.M., Hancock, S., Hanna, D.C., Hooker, C.J., Houliston, J.R., Hutchinson, M.H.R., Kidd, A.K., Luan, S., Mercer, I.P., New, G.H.C., Norreys, P.A., Osvay, K., Pepler, D.A. and Rodkiss, D. (1993) Generation of ultrabright beams in high energy Nd:glass and KrF laser systems. Perry, M.D. and Corkum, P. (eds.) In OSA Proceedings on Short Wavelength V: Physics with Intense Laser Pulses. Optical Society of America. pp. 21-25 .

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The development of ultrabright lasers is progressing rapidly particularly in the direction of table-top-terawatt systems operating at high pulse repetition rate with relatively low pulse energy. The highest pulse energies and highest absolute powers are being generated by the adaptation of larger-scale high energy laser systems operating in single pulse mode. The maximum focused intensity from either type of laser is determined by the beam brightness B which can be expressed in units of Watts cm where P is the power, lambda the wavelength and S the Strehl ratio, quantifying the ratio of brightness in a beam with less than diffraction limited quality to that in a diffraction limited beam.

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Published date: 1993

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Author: M.H. Key
Author: J.R.M. Barr
Author: L. Barzanti
Author: Z. Chang
Author: A.R. Damerell
Author: C.N. Danson
Author: C.B. Edwards
Author: J.M. Evans
Author: S. Hancock
Author: D.C. Hanna
Author: C.J. Hooker
Author: J.R. Houliston
Author: M.H.R. Hutchinson
Author: A.K. Kidd
Author: S. Luan
Author: I.P. Mercer
Author: G.H.C. New
Author: P.A. Norreys
Author: K. Osvay
Author: D.A. Pepler
Author: D. Rodkiss
Editor: M.D. Perry
Editor: P. Corkum

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