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CW laser damage testing of RAR nano-textured fused silica and YAG
A study of the continuous wave (CW) laser induced damage threshold (LiDT) of fused silica and yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) optics was conducted to further illustrate the enhanced survivabilityExpand
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Laser acceleration of absorbing particles.
A Yb-doped fiber laser is used to accelerate and evaporate absorbing particles in air. Optical intensities of 1MW/cm2 and 2MW/cm2 illuminate stainless steel particles. These particles are acceleratedExpand
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Diamond Mirror for High Power Lasers
High power lasers are used in a vast number of applications including laser manufacturing (laser cutting and welding), semiconductor industry (advanced photolithography) and medicine (surgicalExpand
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High Power Properties of Low Density Nano-columnar SiO2 Films for All-Silica Mirrors
SiO2 nano-columnar films were fabricated using oblique angle deposition and characterized for their optical and mechanical properties. The films showed high damage thresholds, low scattering, and anExpand
Laser Drilling of Ice