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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Bagchi, S., Banerjee, S., Zhang, J., Ramanathan, V., Smith, N. C., & Umstadter, D. (2009). Measurement of damage threshold for metallic gratings under intense laser pulse irradiation. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).