Performances of sol-gel coatings provided for the Laser MegaJoule prototype are presented. Sol-gel technology is proved to be a very convenient process to coat large optics requiring high laser damage threshold and outstanding antireflective coatings.
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E. Lavastre, P. Prené, and P. Belleville, " Large area sol-gel optical coatings for french high power laser drivers," in Optical Interference Coatings, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MF7.
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