STP799

    Electrostatic Technology for Control of Dust and Hydrocarbon Vapors in High Power Laser Systems

    Published: Jan 1983


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    Abstract

    The application of electrostatic techniques has been investigated as a repulsion system to keep dust off mirrors that might be used in high power laser systems. A demonstration unit for a 30 cm mirror was built and shipped to Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico as part of the program.

    Keywords:

    contamination, dust, electrostatics, lasers, mirrors, telescopes


    Author Information:

    Hoenig, SA
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona


    Paper ID: STP37252S

    Committee/Subcommittee: F01.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP37252S


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