Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1981

    Bennett HE, Guenther AH, Milam D, Newnam BE
    Published: 1983

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    The Proceedings contain the papers presented at the Thirteenth Symposium on Optical Materials for High Power Lasers held at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) in Boulder, Colorado, on November 17–18, 1981. The Symposium was jointly sponsored by the National Bureau of Standards, the American Society for Testing and Materials, the Office of Naval Research, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Department of Energy, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The Symposium was attended by approximately 200 scientists from the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, France, West Germany, the Peoples Republic of China, Sweden, and the USSR. It was divided into sessions devoted to the following topics: Materials and Measurements, Mirrors and Surfaces, Thin Films, and finally Fundamental Mechanisms. The Symposium Co-Chairmen were Dr. Harold E. Bennett of the Naval Weapons Center, Dr. Arthur H. Guenther of the Air Force Weapons Laboratory, Dr. David Milam of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Dr. Brian E. Newnam of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. They also served as editors of this report. Dr. Alexander J. Glass of KMS Fusion acts as Conference Treasurer with Aaron A. Sanders of the National Bureau of Standards as the Conference Coordinator.

    Table of Contents

    Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials Thirteenth ASTM Symposium November 17–18, 1981

    Transparent Polymers as a New Class of Optical Materials for Lasers
    Dyumaev K., Manenkov A., Maslyukov A., Matyushin G., Nechitailo V., Prokhorov A.

    Survey of 1.3 μm Window Materials Continued
    Dempsey D., Fernelius N., Gangl M., Knecht W., O'Quinn D.

    Multispectral Chemically Vapor-Deposited ZnS: An Initial Characterization
    Klein C., Pappis J., Williangham C.

    Progress in The Development of Multispectral Glasses Based on The Fluorides of Heavy Metals
    Banerjee P., Bendow B., Bennett H., Brown R., Drexhage M., El-Bayoumi O., Loretz T., Moynihan C., Shaffer J., Temple P.

    Optical Damage, Nonlinear Transmission, and Doubling Efficiency in LiIO3
    Smirl A., Soileau M., Van Stryland E., Williams W.

    Studies of Laser-Produced Damage to Transparent Optical Material in the UV Region and in Crossed UV-IR Beams
    Epifanov A., Gorshkov B., Manenkov A., Panov A.

    Laser Damage Measurements at 492 nm Using a Flashlamp-Pumped Dye Laser
    Dancy J., Faith W., Marrs C., Porteus J.

    Accumulation and Laser Damage in Optical Glasses
    Balickas S., Kraujalis R., Maldutis E.

    Laser Damage of Crystalline Silicon by Multiple 1.06μm, Picosecond Pulses
    Becker M., Sheng D., Walser R.

    A Technique for Increasing the Optical Strength of Single-Crystal NaCl and KCl Through Temperature Cycling
    Franck J., Soileau M.

    Improving the Bulk Laser-Damage Resistance of KDP by Baking and Pulsed Laser Irradiation
    Milam D., Rainer F., Stokowski S., Swain J.

    Surface-to-Bulk Optical Absorption on Uncoated Sapphire and Zinc Selenide Using Photoacoustic Chopping Frequency Studies
    Fernelius N.

    Calorimetric Measurement of Temperature Dependent Absorption in Copper
    Bass M., Liou L., Quimby R.

    Reversible and Irreversible Changes in NaCl and KCl Absorption During Multiple Pulse 10.6 μm Irradiation
    Bass M., Stone J., Wu S.

    Intensity Dependent Absorption and Laser Induced Catastrophic Damage in Diamond Turned and Mechanically Polished Cu Mirrors at 1.06 μm
    Bass M., Koumvakalis N., Lee C.

    Thermo-Optic Coefficient (∂n/∂T) of 1.3 μm Laser Window Materials
    Gangl M., Harris R.

    Polarization Sensitive Laser Calorimetry
    Miles P.

    Polarization Monitor For Thin Film Depositions
    Tirri B.

    Cavity Phase Shift Method For High Reflectance Measurements
    Herbelin J., Kwok M., Segal G., Ueunten R.

    Instrumentation of a Variable Angle Scatterometer
    Orzio F., Silva R., Stowell W.

    Development of Laser Mirrors of Very High Reflectivity Using the Cavity-Attenuated Phase-Shift (CAPS) Method
    Herbelin J., McKay J.

    Damage Thresholds to Metal Mirrors by Short-Pulse CO2 Laser Radiation
    Figueira J., Harrison R., Thomas S.

    Laser Damage to Metal Mirrors at Nonormal Incidence
    Decker D., Porteus J.

    Directed Energy Production of Novel Metallic Surfaces
    Bernasek S., Draper C.

    The Effect of the Treatment and Ageing on KC1 Surface Breakdown Threshold
    Bilibin S., Egorov V., Faizullov F., Katsnelson A., Kolesova N., Kovalev V., Sidorov Y., Tkachenko N.

    Surface Finishing Using Soft Abrasives
    Anderson R., Stokes R., Vora H.

    Effects of Deuterium Treatments on the Optical Properties of Fused Silica
    Detrio J., Fernelius N., Kumar B.

    Laser Desorption Analysis of H2O and Other Contaminants from Optical Surfaces
    Allen S., Faith W., Porteus J.

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

    Laser Mirror Operation at Cryogenic Temperatures
    Decker D., Hodgkin V.

    Dimensional Stability of Zerodur and ULE Mirrors Undergoing Thermal Cycling
    Bennett H., Bennett J., Shaffer J.

    Thermo-Elastic Action of the Powerful High Pepetition Rate Laser Radiations on the Solid State Surface
    Apollonov V., Chyotkin S., Khomich V., Prokhorov A.

    The Promising Use of Some Heat Carriers in High Intensity Laser Optics
    Apollonov V., Bystrov P., Chyotkin S., Goncharov V., Khomich V., Prokhorov A.

    Laser Damage Thresholds of Thin Film Optical Coatings at 248 nm
    Lowdermilk W., Milam D., Rainer F.

    Effects of Undercoats and Overcoats on Damage Thresholds of 248 nm Coatings
    Carniglia C., Lichtenstein T., Rainer F., Tuttle Hart T.

    Laser Damage Results and Analyses for Ultraviolet Reflectors Under Multiple-Shot Irradiation
    Foltyn S., Jolin L., Newnam B.

    Multiple-Shot Ultraviolet Laser Damage Resistance of Nonquarterwave Reflector Designs for 248 nm
    Carniglia C., Foltyn S., Jolin L., Newnam B.

    Degradation of Dielectric Films by XeF Excimer Intermediates
    Dickinson J., Loudiana M., Schmid A.

    Pulsed D2 - F2 Chain-Laser Damage To Coated Window and Mirror Components
    Amimoto S., Bass M., Chase A., Hofland R., Whittaker A., Whittier J.

    Influence of Cleaning Solvents, Sunlight, Humidity, and HF Gas on Pulsed Damage and Optical Characteristics of 3.8-μm Multilayer Coatings
    Archibald P., Bethke J., Dancy J., Faith W., Franck J., Porteus J., Temple P.

    Index, Thickness and Birefringence of Thin Films by Guided Waves
    Farabaugh E., Feldman A.

    Sensitive Technique for Measuring Apparent Optical Figure Error Caused by Coating Nonuniformity
    Bennett H., Burge D.

    Limits to the Validity of Evaluating a Quarter-Wave, High-Reflectance Multilayer Through Analysis of Its Secondary Structure
    Bennett H., Burge D.

    Graded-index Antireflective Coatings for High Power Lasers Deposited by the Sol-Gel Process
    Lowdermilk W., Mukherjee S.

    Selective and Uniform Laser-Induced Failure of Antireflection-Coated LiNbO3 Surfaces
    Dancy J., Faith W., Franck J., Marrs C., Seitel S., Williams G.

    A Review of 1064-nm Damage Tests of Electron-Beam Deposited Ta2O5/SiO2 Antireflection Coatings
    Carniglia C., Lowdermilk W., Milam D., Rainer F., Swain J., Tuttle Hart T.

    Preparation of Thin Amorphous Films by E-Beam Evaporation from Multiple Sources
    Farabaugh E., Haller W., Hurwitz S., Sanders D., Wilke M.

    Improved Si-Based Coating Materials for High Power Infrared Lasers
    Martin P., Pawlewicz W.

    Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Films: Preparation, Characterization, Absorption, and Laser-Damage Resistance
    Ashley E., Donovan T., Franck J., Porteus J.

    Optical Properties of Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon (a-C:H) - a Hard Coating for IR-Optical Elements
    Bubenzer A., Dischler B., Nyaiesh A.

    Studies of Diamond-Like Carbon Coatings for Protection of Optical Components
    Aisenberg S., Bendow B., Stein M.

    The Deposition of Diamondlike Carbon Thin Films on CaF2
    Moravec T.

    Relationship Between Coating Defects and the Limiting Flux Density a Cooled Laser Mirror Can Withstand
    Bennett H., Palmer J.

    A Predictive Tool for Evaluating the Effect of Multiple Defects on the Performance of Cooled Laser Mirrors
    Bennett H., Palmer J.

    Preliminary Experimental Results of Spot Size Scaling in Laser Induced Damage to Optical Coatings
    Guenther A., Stewart A.

    Recent Progress in the Studies of Laser-Induced Intrinsic Damage of Transparent Solids: Deterrent Lack Effect of Seed Electrons in Avalanche Ionization Process
    Epifanov A., Garnov S., Gomelauri G., Manenkov A., Prokhorov A.

    Quantum Theory of Multiphoton Free Carrier Absorption At High Intensities in Compound Semiconductors
    Jensen B.

    Comment on “Intense-field Effects in Solids”
    Guenther A., Vaidyanathan A.

    Effects of Higher Order Nonlinearities on Second Order Frequency Mixing
    Brown D., Harter D.

    The Use of Self-Focusing in the Prevention of Laser-Induced Damage
    Brown S., Soileau M., Van Stryland E., Williams W.

    Nonlinear Refractive Coefficient and Self-Focusing Damage in Glasses
    Fuxi G., He D.

    Nonlinear Absorption and Self-Defocusing of Intense IR-Laser Radiation in Semiconductors Due to Generation of Free Carriers
    Danileiko Y., Lebedeva T., Manenkov A., Sidorin A.

    Two-and Three-Photon Absorption in Semiconductors with Subsequent Absorption by Photogenerated Carriers
    Soileau M., Van Stryland E., Williams W., Woodall M.

    Simple Theory of Microwave Absorption in Alkali Halides
    King D., Mills D., Sparks M.

    Increased Breakdown Thresholds in Air by Admixing an Electronegative Gas
    Volkin H.


    Committee: F01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP799-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4865-9

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0708-3

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