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Title: High average power pockels cell

Abstract

A high average power pockels cell is disclosed which reduces the effect of thermally induced strains in high average power laser technology. The pockels cell includes an elongated, substantially rectangular crystalline structure formed from a KDP-type material to eliminate shear strains. The X- and Y-axes are oriented substantially perpendicular to the edges of the crystal cross-section and to the C-axis direction of propagation to eliminate shear strains.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Pleasanton, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
875261
Patent Number(s):
H868
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
average; power; pockels; cell; disclosed; reduces; effect; thermally; induced; strains; laser; technology; elongated; substantially; rectangular; crystalline; structure; formed; kdp-type; material; eliminate; shear; x-; y-axes; oriented; perpendicular; edges; crystal; cross-section; c-axis; direction; propagation; thermally induced; structure formed; substantially perpendicular; average power; power laser; crystalline structure; pockels cell; substantially rectangular; oriented substantially; p-type material; induced strains; type material; power pockels; laser technology; line structure; /359/372/

Citation Formats

Daly, Thomas P. High average power pockels cell. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Daly, Thomas P. High average power pockels cell. United States.
Daly, Thomas P. Tue . "High average power pockels cell". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/875261.
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title = {High average power pockels cell},
author = {Daly, Thomas P.},
abstractNote = {A high average power pockels cell is disclosed which reduces the effect of thermally induced strains in high average power laser technology. The pockels cell includes an elongated, substantially rectangular crystalline structure formed from a KDP-type material to eliminate shear strains. The X- and Y-axes are oriented substantially perpendicular to the edges of the crystal cross-section and to the C-axis direction of propagation to eliminate shear strains.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1991},
month = {1}
}

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