High peak power CO2 laser transmission by hollow sapphire waveguides

Christopher C. Gregory, James A. Harrington

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High peak power transverse excitation atmospheric CO2 laser pulses are transmitted through flexible hollow sapphire waveguides with losses of 0.84 dB/m and no damage to the waveguides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3978-3980
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Optics
Issue number21
StatePublished - Jul 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


  • CO2 laser waveguide
  • Sapphire waveguide
  • Transverse excitation atmospheric CO2 laser


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