Terawatt Iodine Laser

  • K. Witte
  • G. Brederlow
  • E. Fill
  • K. Hohla
  • R. Volk

Abstract

In this paper the high power iodine laser ASTERIX III is described. It is a single beam system designed to yield an output power in the 1 Terawatt range (energy about 1 kJ, pulse duration about or less than 1 ns). It will be used for plasma production with power densities on the target surface expected in the range between 1017 to 1018 W/cm2.

Keywords

Quartz Corn Argon Iodine Assure 

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References

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    Initial Target Experiments with the Iodine Laser, K. Eidmann, C. Dorn, and R. Sigel, presented at the 4th Int. Workshop on “Laser Interaction and Related Plasma Phenomena,” RPI, Troy, New Yorksss, Nov. 1976. These Proceedings, pp. 571–576.Google Scholar
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    Prospects of the High Power Iodine Laser, K. Hohla, G. Brederlow, E. Fill, R. Volk, and K. Witte, presented at the 4th Int. Workshop on “Laser Interaction and Related Plasma Phenomena,” RPI, Troy, New York, Nov. 1976. These Proceedings, pp. 97–113.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Witte
    • 1
  • G. Brederlow
    • 1
  • E. Fill
    • 1
  • K. Hohla
    • 1
  • R. Volk
    • 1
  1. 1.e.V., Projektgruppe für LaserforschungMax-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der WissenschaftenGarchingFed. Rep. Germany

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