A 5-J/pulse 1.8-μsec pulse width 10-Hz flashlamp-pumped tunable dye laser system has been built for performing spontaneous Raman scattering experiments in combusting media at the Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore. Details of construction, including a microprocessor-based diagnostic and control system, are described, and performance of the system in terms of various operating parameters is noted.
© 1982 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 12, 1981
Published: May 15, 1982
C. K. Miller, J. W. Lavasek, and E. D. Jones, "5-J 1.8-μsec pulse 10-pps dye laser for combustion applications," Appl. Opt. 21, 1764-1766 (1982)