Translator Disclaimer
Paper
31 May 2006 Excimer KrCl (223 nm) laser with the efficiency of 1.0% and 0.7 J output energy
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 6263, Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers VI; 626308 (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.677392
Event: Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers VI, 2005, Tomsk, Russian Federation
Abstract
The results of experimental study of the pump intensity and active media parameters effect on the output energy and total efficiency of a discharge-pumped KrCl (223 nm) excimer laser on a mixture of Ne:Kr:HCl are presented. It was experimentally shown that for the achievement of maximal efficiency of a KrCl excimer laser it is necessary to use optimal pump intensity. The value of the optimal pump intensity for the laser on the mixture Ne:Kr:HC1 was found to be in the range of 5.0-5.5 MW/cm3. To achieve such pump intensity the excitation scheme of the LC-inverter type has been used where the energy losses inside discharge circuit had been decreased. Using the pump intensity of 5.5 MW/cm3 the output energy of 700 mJ with the total efficiency of 1.0 % was obtained for the first time.
© (2006) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Alexander M. Razhev, Andrey A. Zhupikov, Evgeny S. Kargapol'tsev, and Dmitry S. Churkin "Excimer KrCl (223 nm) laser with the efficiency of 1.0% and 0.7 J output energy", Proc. SPIE 6263, Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers VI, 626308 (31 May 2006); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.677392
PROCEEDINGS
5 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
RELATED CONTENT

1.3 J KrF excimer laser with efficiency 2.5%
Proceedings of SPIE (November 10 2003)
A 1 kW E-Beam Pumped Excimer Laser
Proceedings of SPIE (April 26 1989)
Analysis of high-power XeCl excimer laser
Proceedings of SPIE (April 22 1996)
High-Power Thyratron-Type Switch For Laser Applications
Proceedings of SPIE (April 10 1989)

Back to Top