Theoretical Study of Subpicosecond Pulse Amplification in XeF(C-A)

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    Abstract

    The feasibility of using XeF(C-A) excimer media as an amplifier for subpicosecond short pulse lasers is theoretically investigated. Numerical caculations by using a coherent interaction model show that as a result of both a large saturation energy density and bleaching of absorbers output energy densities of >100 mJ/cm2 are easily obtained. Influence of narrow band absorption of excited xenon metastable atoms on the amplifier gain and pulse waveform is also predicted.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2109-2115
    Number of pages7
    JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
    Volume31
    Issue number7 R
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1992 Jul

    Keywords

    • Coherent amplification model
    • Excimer laser
    • Subpicosecond pulse
    • Xef(C-A)

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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