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  • Editor: Micha
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 23 — Nov. 14, 2005
  • pp: 9636–9638

Switch-less operation of a TEA CO2 laser

Dhruba J. Biswas, J. Padma Nilaya, M. B. Sai Prasad, and Pallavi Raote  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 23, pp. 9636-9638 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.009636


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Abstract

We report here the operation of a UV pre-ionised mini-TEA CO2 laser where the use of an external switch has been dispensed with. This was rendered possible by making the preioniser spark array play a dual role- that of a switch as well as of a source of UV photons that pre-conditioned the inter-electrode volume.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3470) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, carbon dioxide
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: July 20, 2005
Revised Manuscript: November 8, 2005
Published: November 14, 2005

Citation
Dhruba Biswas, J. Nilaya, M. Sai Prasad, and Pallavi Raote, "Switch-less operation of a TEA CO2 laser," Opt. Express 13, 9636-9638 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-23-9636


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