Laser-induced damage initiation in KDP and DKDP crystal plates using single and multi-wavelength irradiation as a function of laser parameters is investigated. Pre-exposure of the material increases its damage threshold by two different pathways.
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P. DeMange, R. A. Negres, C. W. Carr, H. B. Radousky, and S. G. Demos, " Investigation of nonlinear effects leading to laser-induced damage initiation in KDP and DKDP crystals," in Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WC5.
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