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Research Outputs 1989 2019

1989

Sum frequency mixing of copper vapor laser output in KDP and β-BBO

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 1989, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 25, 9, p. 1985-1987 3 p.

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laser outputs
Vapors
Pumps
vapors
Copper

Ultraviolet generation based on copper vapor lasers

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 1989, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA), p. 418-419 2 p. FK4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Lenses
Vapors
Copper
Lasers
Prisms

Wavelength extension of copper vapour lasers

Ainsworth, M. D., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 1 Jun 1989, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 1041, p. 92-103 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearchpeer-review

Copper
Vapors
Wavelength
vapors
Laser
1990

Efficient green/yellow conversion of copper vapour laser output

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 1 Mar 1990, In : Optics Communications. 75, 3-4, p. 301-306 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

laser outputs
Copper
amplifiers
Vapors
Pumps

Enhanced efficiency of UV second harmonic and sum frequency generation from copper vapor lasers

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 1990, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 26, 9, p. 1555-1558 4 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
harmonics
copper
1991

Investigation of practical high repetition rate copper vapour lasers with external heating

Ainsworth, M. D., Brown, D. J. W., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., Jan 1991, In : Optical and Quantum Electronics. 23, 4, p. S539-S548 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Copper
repetition
Vapors
vapors
Heating
1992

Observation of the temporal evolution of transverse coherence in copper vapour lasers

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 15 Feb 1992, In : Optics Communications. 87, 5-6, p. 245-248 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Copper
Vapors
vapors
copper
Lasers

One Watt Average Power by Second Harmonic and Sum Frequency Generation from a Single Medium Scale Copper Vapor Laser

Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 1992, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 28, 8, p. 1761-1764 4 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
harmonics
copper
1993

High average power UV sources based on SHG and SFG of copper vapour lasers

Piper, J. A., Coutts, D. W. & Brown, D. J. W., 1993, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, LEOS '93. Pistacaway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 751-752 2 p. 379409

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Conversion efficiency
Vapors
Copper
Lasers
Diffraction

Measurements of the divergence evolution of a copper-vapor laser output by using a cylindrical imaging technique

Coutis, D. W., Brown, D. J. W. & Piper, J. A., 20 Apr 1993, In : Applied Optics. 32, 12, p. 2058-2061 4 p.

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laser outputs
imaging techniques
Resonators
Lenses
divergence
1994

Efficient high beam quality copper vapor laser MOPA system with miniature master oscillator

Brown, D. J. W. & Coutts, D. W., 1994, Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting. Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA), Vol. 8. p. 1-1 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Beam quality
Vapors
Copper
Lasers
Power amplifiers

Increased efficiency of high-beam-quality extraction from a Cu-vapor laser with H2-NE admixtures

Withford, M. J., Brown, D. J. W., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., May 1994, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Washington, DC: OSA Publishing, p. 1-2 2 p. CFD3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Neon
Beam quality
Vapors
Lasers
Gases

Influence of off-axis unstable resonator alignment on copper vapour laser output divergence

Coutts, D. W., 15 Dec 1994, In : Optics Communications. 113, 1-3, p. 283-291 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

laser outputs
far fields
Copper
Resonators
divergence

Progress in high-speed UV micro-machining with high repetition rate frequency-doubled copper vapour lasers

Ramsay, D. J., Glover, A. C. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 1994, Laser materials processing - ICALEO 94. McCay, T. D., Matsunawa, A. & Hugel, H. (eds.). SPIE, p. 343-351 9 p. (PROCEEDINGS OF THE SOCIETY OF PHOTO-OPTICAL INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERS (SPIE); vol. 2500).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

The frequency-doubled copper vapour laser - an alternative source for high repetition rate laser micro-machining

Glover, A. C. J., Coutts, D. W., Ramsay, D. J., Karabaic, D. F., Brown, D. J. W. & Piper, J. A., 1994, ICALEO '93: laser materials processing: proceedings: 24-28 October 1993, Orlando, Florida. Denney, P., Miyamoto, I. & Mordike, B. L. (eds.). Bellingham, Wash: SPIE, p. 41-50 10 p. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 2306).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

UV micromachining of polymers with frequency doubled copper vapour lasers

Coutts, D. W., Glover, A. C. J., Ramsay, D. J. & Piper, J. A., 1994, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO/Europe 1994. Pistacaway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 295-295 1 p. 636521

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Micromachining
Vapors
Copper
Beam quality
Lasers
1995

Formation of output in copper vapor lasers

Coutts, D. W. & Brown, D. J. W., 1995, In : Applied Optics. 34, 9, p. 1502-1512 11 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
copper
Lasers

Increased efficiency of high-beam quality extraction from a copper vapor laser with H2–Ne admixtures

Withford, M. J., Brown, D. J. W., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 31, 5, p. 898-902 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Beam quality
admixtures
Vapors
vapors
Copper

Optimization of Line-Focusing Geometry for Efficient Nonlinear Frequency Conversion from Copper-Vapor Lasers

Coutts, D. W., 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 31, 12, p. 2208-2214 7 p.

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frequency converters
Conversion efficiency
Vapors
vapors
Copper

Production of high average power UV by second-harmonic and sum-frequency generation from copper-vapor lasers

Courts, D. W. & Brown, D. J. W., Sep 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 1, 3, p. 768-778 11 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
harmonics
copper

Time Resolved Beam Divergence from a Copper Vapor Laser with Unstable Resonator

Coutts, D. W., 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 31, 2, p. 330-342 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Resonators
divergence
resonators
Vapors
vapors
1996

6.2 kHz pulse repetition rate Ce3+: LiLuF4 laser pumped by a frequency doubled copper vapour laser

Coutts, D. W., Cashmore, J. S. & Webb, C. E., 1996, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. Anon (ed.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 22 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Pulse repetition rate
Vapors
Copper
Crystals
Lasers

Beam quality issues in copper vapour lasers

Brown, D. J. W. & Coutts, D. W., 1996, Pulsed metal vapour lasers. Little, C. E. & Sabotinov, N. V. (eds.). KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL, p. 241-254 14 p. (NATO ADVANCED SCIENCE INSTITUTE SERIES, SUB-SERIES 1: DISARMAMENT TECHNOLOGIES; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

High-gain double-pass pulsed dye amplifiers for laser guide stars

Kapitan, D., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1996, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. Anon (ed.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 283 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Stars
Dyes
Lasers
Sodium
Adaptive optics

Oxygen isotope ratio analysis of silicate and oxide minerals by UV ablation with a frequency-doubled copper vapour laser

Young, E. D., Andrews, A. J. & Coutts, D. W., Sep 1996, Proceedings of European Meeting on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Piscataway, N.J.: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 199 1 p. 562326

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Oxide minerals
Silicate minerals
Ablation
Isotopes
Vapors

Thermal considerations in transverse geometries for high power copper vapour laser pumped Ti:sapphire lasers

Wadsworth, W. J., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1996, Proceedings of European Meeting on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Piscataway, N.J.: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 58 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Sapphire
Vapors
Copper
Geometry
Lasers

UV micromachining using copper vapour lasers

Coutts, D. W., Glover, A. C. J., Illy, E. K., Brown, D. J. W. & Piper, J. A., 1996, Pulsed metal vapour lasers. Little, C. E. & Sabotinov, N. V. (eds.). KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL, p. 365-370 6 p. (NATO ADVANCED SCIENCE INSTITUTE SERIES, SUB-SERIES 1: DISARMAMENT TECHNOLOGIES; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

1998

10 W average power at 8.5 kHz from a copper vapour laser pumped Ti:sapphire laser

Wadsworth, W. J., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1998, Conference on lasers and electro-optics Europe: technical digest. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 162 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Sapphire
Vapors
Copper
Pumping (laser)
Lasers

A 10kHz 100mW cerium LiCAF laser pumped by the sum frequency mixed output of a copper vapour laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1998, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO/Europe 1998. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 221-221 1 p. 719288

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Cerium
Vapors
Copper
Lasers
Pumps

Efficient generation of near diffraction-limited beam-quality output from medium-scale copper vapor laser oscillators

Kapitan, D., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Mar 1998, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 34, 3, p. 419-426 8 p.

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Beam quality
buffers
Diffraction
Vapors
oscillators

Gasdynamical studies of laser generated plasmas using a ballistic pendulum

Kapitan, D., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1998, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO/Europe 1998. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 25-25 1 p. 718906

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Pendulums
Ballistics
Plasmas
Lasers
Point contacts

High average power blue generation from a copper vapour laser pumped titanium sapphire laser

Coutts, D. W., Wadsworth, W. J. & Webb, C. E., Jun 1998, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 45, 6, p. 1185-1197 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sapphire
titanium
vapors
copper
output

On pulsed laser ablation of metals: comparing the relative importance of thermal diffusion in the nanosecond-femtosecond regime

Kapitan, D., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1998, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO/Europe 1998. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 307-307 1 p. 719458

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Thermal diffusion
Laser ablation
Ablation
Pulsed lasers
Lasers

UV laser ablation and irm-GCMS microanalysis of 18O/16O and 17O/16O with application to a calcium-aluminium-rich inclusion from the Allende meteorite

Young, E. D., Coutts, D. W. & Kapitan, D., Sep 1998, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 62, 18, p. 3161-3168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Allende meteorite
Silicate minerals
Computer aided instruction
Meteorites
Fluorination

Versatile angular shearing interferometer for measurement of spatial coherence

Coutts, D. W., Sep 1998, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. Piscataway, N.J.: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 217 1 p. 719280

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Shearing
Interferometers
Optical devices
Aberrations
Power amplifiers
1999

10kHz continuously tunable Ce:LiLuF4 laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Girard, S., Coutts, D. W. & Moncorgé, R., 16 Sep 1999, In : Electronics Letters. 35, 19, p. 1640-1641 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lasers
Prisms
Wavelength

380-mW 7-kHz cerium LiLuF laser pumped by the frequency doubled yellow output of a copper-vapor-laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Nov 1999, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 5, 6, p. 1526-1531 6 p.

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Cerium
cerium
Vapors
vapors
Copper

530-mW 7-kHz cerium LiCAF laser pumped by the sum-frequency-mixed output of a copper-vapor laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 15 Feb 1999, In : Optics Letters. 24, 4, p. 232-234 3 p.

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cerium
vapors
copper
output
lasers

Kilohertz pulse repetition frequency slab Ti:sapphire lasers with high average power (10 W)

Wadsworth, W. J., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 20 Nov 1999, In : Applied Optics. 38, 33, p. 6904-6911 8 p.

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Sapphire
Laser pulses
repetition
sapphire
slabs

Multi kHz PRF cerium lasers pumped by frequency doubled copper vapour lasers

McGonigle, AJS., Coutts, DW. & Webb, CE., 1999, Advanced solid-state lasers. Fejer, M. M., Injeyan, H. & Keller, U. (eds.). Optical Soc of America, p. 123-129 7 p. (OSA TRENDS IN OPTICS AND PHOTONICS; vol. 26).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

2000

High-power solid-state dye lasers pumped by a copper vapour laser at 1 kHz

Coutts, D. W., Webb, C. E., Costela, A., Garcia-Moreno, I. & Sastre, R., 2000, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 109 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Dye lasers
Vapors
Copper
Heat problems
Photobleaching

Precision micro-machining with nanosecond lasers

Knowles, M. R. H., Rutterford, G., Bell, A. I., Andrews, A. J., Foster-Turner, G., Kearsley, A. J., Coutts, D. W., Kapitan, D. & Webb, C. E., 2000, In : Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest. p. 581 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearchpeer-review

machining
Q switched lasers
micromachining
solid state lasers
drilling

Repetition rate scaling up to 100 kHz of a small-scale (50 W) kinetically enhanced copper vapor laser

Marshall, G. D. & Coutts, D. W., Jul 2000, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 6, 4, p. 623-628 6 p.

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repetition
Vapors
vapors
Copper
scaling
2001

A 10 kHz Ce:LiSAF laser pumped by the sum-frequency-mixed output of a copper vapour laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W., Girard, S. & Moncorgé, R., 15 Jun 2001, In : Optics Communications. 193, 1-6, p. 233-236 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Copper
Vapors
vapors
copper
Lasers

Copper Vapour Lasers: Have they Reached their Limits?

Mildren, R., Marshall, G., Carman, R., Coutts, D., Withford, M. & Piper, J., 2001, p. 107-107. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

High-repetition-rate polymeric solid-state dye lasers pumped by a copper-vapor laser

Costela, A., García-Moreno, I., Sastre, R., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 23 Jul 2001, In : Applied Physics Letters. 79, 4, p. 452-454 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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solid state lasers
dye lasers
shot
repetition
vapors

Investigation of the polarization flipping behavior observed in a broadly tunable Ce:LiLuF4 laser

Johnson, KS., McGonigle, AJS. & Coutts, DW., 2001, Advanced solid-state lasers, proceedings. Marshall, C. (ed.). Washington, USA: Optical Soc of America, p. 119-123 5 p. (OSA TRENDS IN OPTICS AND PHOTONICS; vol. 50).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Phase explosion thresholds in metals ablated under pulsed nanosecond radiation

Fishburn, J. M., Coutts, D. W., Withford, M. J. & Piper, J. A., 2001, ACOLS 2001: proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy 2001, 3-6 December 2001, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. MacGillivray, W., Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H., Harvey, M. & Gagen, M. J. (eds.). Brisbane: ACOLS 2001, p. 127-127 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearch

Plasma kinetics issues for repetition rate scaling of kinetically enhanced copper vapour lasers

Carman, R. J., Mildren, R. P., Piper, J. A., Marshall, G. D. & Coutts, D. W., 2001, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4184, p. 215-218 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearch

pulse repetition rate
laser outputs
Copper
repetition
Pulse repetition rate

Plasma relaxation mechanisms in kinetically enhanced copper vapour lasers for very high-repetition rate operation (50-100 kHz)

Carman, R., Mildren, R., Piper, J., Marshall, G. & Coutts, D., 2001, p. 333-334. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch