Measurement of damage threshold for metallic gratings under intense laser pulse irradiation

Suman Bagchi, Sudeep Banerjee, Jun Zhang, Vidya Ramanathan, Nate C. Smith, Donald Umstadter

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Abstract

We have studied the damage characteristics of gold gratings irradiated with 40 fs laser pulses. The damage threshold for gold-on-glass gratings is twice that of holographic gratings and allows 10 Hz operation with PW pulses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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