STP759: A Correlation of Laser Damage Vestige Structure and Spherical Aberrations

    Braunlich, P
    Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164

    Bryant, G
    Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164

    Schmid, A
    Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 99164

    Pages: 3    Published: Oct 1981


    Abstract

    Model calculations of spherical aberration effects on Gaussian beam propagation yield spatial intensity variations along the beam propagation direction. These intensity oscillations are compared with experimentally observed damage vestige sequences.

    Keywords:

    Damage morphology, Gaussian beam, Laser damage, Spherical aberration


    Paper ID: STP37032S

    Committee/Subcommittee: F01.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP37032S


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