Performance enhancement of elemental copper vapor lasers by bromine and hydrogenated bromine additives

Robert J. Carman, Michael J. Withford, D. J. W. Brown, James A. Piper

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Abstract

The results of a detailed study investigating the effects of HBr, Br donors and other halogens on the electrical and optical lasing characteristics in an elemental copper vapor laser is reported.

LanguageEnglish
Pages68-71
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume3092
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Keywords

  • buffer gas additives
  • copper vapour laser
  • dissociative attachment
  • halogens
  • HBr
  • hydrogen
  • plasma kinetics

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