Repetition-rate scaling of a kinetically enhanced copper-vapor laser

Michael J. Withford*, Daniel J. W. Brown, James A. Piper

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    The output power of a kinetically enhanced Cu-vapor laser is shown to increase linearly with pulse repetition frequency to an experimental limit of 22 kHz. Output power of >150 W has been produced by a medium-scale (38-mm diameter, 1.55-m long) device operating at 22 kHz.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1538-1540
    Number of pages3
    JournalOptics Letters
    Issue number19
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1998


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