Second-generation kinetically-enhanced copper vapour lasers

R. P. Mildren, M. J. Withford, J. A. Piper, G. D. Marshall, D. W. Coutts

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We report the performance of compact kinetically-enhanced copper vapour lasers designed with reduced thermal insulation. We obtain several-fold enhancements in the specific output power and other performance indicators than previously obtained from copper lasers of any type.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO/Pacific Rim 2003 - 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Photonics Lights Innovation, from Nano-Structures and Devices to Systems and Networks, Proceedings
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)0780377664
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003
Event5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Pacific Rim - 2003 - Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 15 Dec 200319 Dec 2003


Other5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Pacific Rim - 2003

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