Some Optical Diagnostic Techniques Involving High Power Lasers

  • A. J. Alcock
Conference paper


Although lasers have permitted the development of several completely new diagnostic techniques such as Holographic Interferometry and Thomson Scattering they have also brought about significant improvements in other more conventional methods, and in the present paper some examples of optical interferornetry and Schlieren photography involving high power lasers are described.


Blast Wave High Power Laser Saturable Absorber Oscilloscope Trace Pockels Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Alcock
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  1. 1.Physics DivisionNational Research Council of CanadaOttawa 7Canada

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