Journal of Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics

, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp 585–589 | Cite as

Optimization of the parameters of a CO2 gasdynamic laser

  • V. D. Zharkov
  • L. Yu. Lapushonok
  • N. N. Chebikin


In order to maximize the gain coefficient of a CO2-N2-He gasdynamic laser, a total optimization of the stagnation parameters, the concentration coefficient, and the parameters which determine the shape of the nozzle (assuming a quasi-one-dimensional flow model) was carried out. The dependence of the optimized parameters on the limitations imposed by the stagnation temperature of the flow and the critical cross section have been determined.


Mathematical Modeling Mechanical Engineer Industrial Mathematic Flow Model Gain Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. D. Zharkov
    • 1
  • L. Yu. Lapushonok
    • 1
  • N. N. Chebikin
    • 1
  1. 1.Novosibirsk

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