Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 993–996 | Cite as

Heat losses in the plenum chamber of a gasdynamic laser by simulation in a shock tube

  • O. V. Achasov
  • Ya. Blaga
  • N. A. Fomin


It is shown that the heat losses in the plenum chamber of gasdynamic laser simulated in a shock tube do not significantly affect the operating conditions of the laser apparatus under investigation.


Statistical Physic Heat Loss Shock Tube Laser Apparatus Plenum Chamber 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. V. Achasov
    • 1
  • Ya. Blaga
    • 1
  • N. A. Fomin
    • 1
  1. 1.A. V. Lykov Institute of Heat and Mass TransferAcademy of Sciences of the Belorussian SSRMinsk

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