Investigation of laser-induced damage in KDP crystals under simultaneous exposure to laser harmonics

R. A. Negres, P. DeMange, H. B. Radousky, S. G. Demos

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Abstract

We investigate the laser-induced damage behavior of KDP and DKDP crystals under simultaneous multi-wavelength irradiation as a function of laser fluences to approximate conditions during frequency conversion. Our results reveal fundamental behaviors of damage initiation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 22 2005May 22 2005

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/22/055/22/05

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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