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Author Wood, Roger M.

Title Laser-induced damage of optical materials / Roger M. Wood
Published Bristol : Institute of Physics, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 241 pages) : illustrations
Series Series in optics and optoelectronics
Series in optics and optoelectronics.
Contents Glossary of Terms; ; OPTICAL EFFECTS AT LOW POWER/ENERGY LEVELS; Introduction; Electromagnetic Theory; Dispoersion; Reflectance and Transmittance; Reflectance and Absortance of a Conducting Surface; Molecular Polarizability; Absorption; Scatter; Analysis of R, T, A and S Measurements; ; OPTICAL EFFECTS AT MEDIUM POWER/ENERGY LEVELS; Introduction; Absorption; Raman Scattering; Brillouin Scattering; Harmonic Generation; Self-Focusing; ; DAMAGE THEORY; Introduction; Thermal Mechanisms; Dielectric Processes; Testing Regimes; Time of Damage; Damage Morphology; ; SURFACES AND SUB-SURFACES; Introduction; Surfaces; Sub-Surface; ; COATINGS; Introduction; Coating Technology; Measurements and Morphology of Coated Surfaces; Coating Design; Damage to Dielectric Coatings; ; SPECIAL TOPICS; Ambient Atmosphere/Gases; Liquids; Photodetectors; Fibre Optics; Scaling Laws; Significance of the Units of Measurement; ; MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES; Introduction; Measurement of Power, Power Density, Energy, and Energy Density; Laser-Induced Damage Threshold; Measurement of Optical Characteristics; Surface Measurement and Specification; Other Measurements; ; APPENDICES; ; References; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-238) and index
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Subject Laser beams
Optical materials -- Defects
Optical materials -- Effect of radiation on
Laser beams.
Optical materials -- Defects.
Optical materials -- Effect of radiation on.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Lasers & Photonics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0750308451