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.
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