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Title: Hybrid heat capacity-moving slab solid-state laser

Abstract

Laser material is pumped and its stored energy is extracted in a heat capacity laser mode at a high duty factor. When the laser material reaches a maximum temperature, it is removed from the lasing region and a subsequent volume of laser material is positioned into the lasing region to repeat the lasing process. The heated laser material is cooled passively or actively outside the lasing region.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Regents of the Univ. of California, Oakland, CA (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1175257
Patent Number(s):
6862308
Application Number:
10/270,748
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01S - DEVICES USING THE PROCESS OF LIGHT AMPLIFICATION BY STIMULATED EMISSION OF RADIATION [LASER] TO AMPLIFY OR GENERATE LIGHT
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Stappaerts, Eddy A. Hybrid heat capacity-moving slab solid-state laser. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Stappaerts, Eddy A. Hybrid heat capacity-moving slab solid-state laser. United States.
Stappaerts, Eddy A. Tue . "Hybrid heat capacity-moving slab solid-state laser". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1175257.
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year = {2005},
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