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    Laser Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 1986

    Bennett HE, Guenther AH, Milam D, Newnam BE
    Published: 1988

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    Contains papers presented at the 18th Symposium on Optical Materials for High Power Lasers. Topics include: Materials and Measurements; Thin Films; Surfaces and Mirrors; and Fundamental Mechanisms.

    Table of Contents

    Model Comparisons with Glancing Incidence Measurements of Overcoated Metal Mirrors

    Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials

    Development of Silicophosphate Glass HAP-3

    Development of Composite Polymer-Glass Edge Claddings for Nova Laser Disks

    Mass Spectrometric Studies of Laser Damage in Calcium Fluoride

    CaF2: An ESCA Study

    LIMA in Damage Diagnostics

    Laser-Induced Damage to Titanium-Doped Sapphire Using 532 nm Wavelength Pulses of 10 ns Duration

    High-Energy Pulsed Laser Beam Profiling System

    Performance Characteristics of a Beam Profiling System Consisting of Various Solid State Imaging Devices and an 8-Bit Image Processor

    Laser-Induced Damage Detection and Assessment by Enhanced Surface Scattering

    Thermal Properties of Optical Materials

    Beam-Induced Spherical Aberration in Cooled CW Laser Light Transmitting Components

    Sum-Frequency Generation on Dye-Coated Surfaces Using Collinear and Noncollinear Excitation Geometries

    Thresholds for and Time Dependence of UV-Photon-Induced Desorption of Lithium Atoms from Lithium-Fluoride Single Crystals

    Radiation Hardness of Nd:YAG and Nd:Cr:GSGG Laser Rods

    The Effect of Impurities on U.V. Damage in CaF2

    Effect of Cleaning on the Optical Absorption of Calcium Fluoride and Fused Silica at 351 nm

    Chemically Strengthened Slab Laser Glass with Optical Surface Quality

    Comparison of Frequency Response Characteristics of an Optical Scatterometer and a Mechanical Profilometer

    Ultrasmooth Sapphire Produced by Noncontact Polishing

    Optical Damage in Epoxy Polymers by Millisecond Light Pulses

    Variations with Laser Pulse Duration of the Thresholds at 350-nm and 1064-nm for Bulk Damage in Crystals of KDP

    Production Oriented Laser Damage Testing at Hughes Aircraft Company

    Laser Damage Testing at the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment (AWRE)

    Temperature Effects on Laser Induced Damage and Accumulation in Silicon

    End-Group Effects on the Wavelength Dependence of Laser-Induced Photodegradation in Bisphenol-A Polycarbonate

    Scatter Intensity Mapping of Laser-Illuminated Coating Defects

    Spectral Emission Studies of Optical Coating Defects

    Photothermal Measurement of Optical Coating Thermal Transport Properties

    Dependence of Damage Threshold of Anti-Reflection Coatings on Substrate Surface Roughness

    Mechanical Stability and Absorptance of Metal Films

    Highly Damage Resistant Anti-reflection Coating on the Chemically Etched Surface for High Power Lasers

    Influence of Solution Chemistry on the Microstructure of Sol-Gel Derived Films

    Quantification of the Magnitude and Duration of the Preconditioning Effect in AR Coated BK-7 Glass

    Microstructural and Physico-Chemical Investigations of Dielectric Multilayers

    An Investigation of Laser Processing of Thin Film Coatings

    Influence of Post-deposition Treatment by UV Light and Oxygen (ozone) on 350 nm Damage Thresholds of SiO2 Films Deposited From Sols

    Laser Induced Damage of Dielectric Phase Retardation Mirrors at 1.064 Microns

    Amorphous Silicon for CO2 Laser Mirror Coatings

    A Study of Thin Film Growth in the ZrO2 - SiO2 System

    Admixture of SiO2 to Suppress TiO2 Crystallization

    Long-Range Pulselength Scaling of 351 nm Laser Damage Thresholds

    Time to Failure in Single Pulse Laser Induced Damage in Thin Film Optical Coatings

    Thermal Conductivity of Dielectric Films and Correlation to Damage Threshold at 1064nm

    Correlation of Damage Levels at 1.06μm Varying Modal Content and Irradiance History on Representative Coated Laser Optics

    1064 nm and 350 nm Laser Damage Thresholds of High Index Oxide Films Deposited from Organic Solutions and Sols

    Fabrication of Fluoride Thin Films Using Ultra-High Vacuum Techniques

    Chemical Vapor Deposition of TiO2 Thin Films at Room Temperature

    Nondestructive Depth Profiling of Optically Transparent Films by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry

    Application of Sol-Gel Coating to Slab Laser

    Properties of IAD Single- and Multi-Layer Oxide Coatings

    Comparison of the Optical Properties of some High-Index Oxide Films prepared by Ion Beam Sputter Deposition with those of Electron Beam Evaporated Films

    An Analysis of Rugate Filter Behavior

    Damage Thresholds of Antireflection Coatings at 790 nm

    Photon Induced Desorption and Emission from Thin Film Dielectric Surfaces

    The Effect of Layer Thickness Errors in the Design of Coatings with Reduced Electric Field Intensity

    Wavelength Dependence of Laser-Induced Sputtering from the (111) Surface of BaF2

    Layer-Dependent Laser Sputtering of BaF2 (111)

    Impact of Thermal Blooming on Laser Damage Measurement Accuracy

    Characterization of Calcium Fluoride Optical Surfaces

    An Investigation of Laser Processing of Silica Surfaces

    Spot Size Dependent Laser Materials Interactions Due to Surface Electromagnetic Waves

    Super-Polished Single Crystal Molybdenum Mirror for XUV ∼ X-Ray Radiation

    Effect of Diamond Machining on Laser Damage Threshold of Germanium

    Damage Morphologies and Cumulative Behavior of Laser Damage on Single Crystal Metal Surfaces

    Scattering Distribution from Multilayer Mirrors -Theoretical Research of a Design for Minimum Losses

    Initiation of Laser Induced Damage by Small Metallic Particles

    Some Comments On: Temperature Dependent Effects In Laser Induced Damage

    Laser Induced Damage Threshold Derived from Chaotic Electron Dynamics

    The Mechanism of Prebreakdown Nonlinear Energy Deposition From Intense Photon Fields at 532 nm in NaCl

    An Anomalous Absorption Model to Account for Accumulation in N-on-1 Damage in Si and GaAs

    A Model for Probing Small Absorption Changes During Multiple Pulse Laser-Induced Damage

    Nonlinear Absorption Initiated Avalanche Breakdown in Dielectric ZrO2

    An Investigation of the Possibility that Laser-Induced Color Centers are Responsible for Multiple Pulse Damage

    Influence of Impurities and Defects on 1064 nm and 532 nm Damage in Quartz

    Closing Remarks

    Appendix I: List of Attendees

    Committee: E13

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1028-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5032-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-4477-4