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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2001
  • pp: 1950–1956

Laser-induced damage of a 1064-nm ZnS/MgF2 narrow-band interference filter

Haiyang Hu, Zhengxiu Fan, and Fu Luo  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 12, pp. 1950-1956 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.001950


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Abstract

The laser-induced damage thresholds, absorptances, and damage morphologies of ZnS/MgF2 interference filters that were designed to allow radiation at wavelengths near 1064 nm to pass through them have been examined. The damage morphologies as well as their laser behaviors suggest that the initial damage is located not at the surface layers but near the interface of the spacer layer where ZnS is sublimed to form many little bubbles. The electric field distribution and the temperature rise in the multilayer was calculated to model this interesting phenomenon. Various explanations for the thermodynamic coupling are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 11, 2000
Revised Manuscript: December 6, 2000
Published: April 20, 2001

Citation
Haiyang Hu, Zhengxiu Fan, and Fu Luo, "Laser-induced damage of a 1064-nm ZnS/MgF2 narrow-band interference filter," Appl. Opt. 40, 1950-1956 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-12-1950


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