Applied physics

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 125–128 | Cite as

Expansion of laser sparks produced by a mode-locked Nd: Glass-laser

  • I. Meyer
  • P. Stritzke
Contributed Papers

Abstract

Investigations of laser sparks in N2 and He produced by a mode-locked laser were made with the help of a streak camera. An expansion away and towards the laser depending on the gas pressure was found. The measured expansion velocity of the spark is described by a model based on a radiation mechanism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Meyer
    • 1
  • P. Stritzke
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte PhysikUniversität HamburgHamburgGermany

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