Testing of optical components to assure performance in a high acerage power environment

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Evaluation and testing of the optical components used in the Atomic Vapor Laser Isotope Separation (AVLIS) plant is critical for qualification of suppliers, development of new optical multilayer designs and monufacturing processes, and assurance of performance in the production cycle. The range of specifications requires development of specialized test equipment and methods which are not routine or readily available in industry. Specifications are given on material characteristics such as index homogeneity, subsurface damage left after polishing, microscopic surface defects and contamination, coating absorption, and high average power laser damage. The approach to testing these performance characteristics and assuring the quality ... continued below

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Chow, R.; Taylor, J.R.; Eickelberg, W.K. & Primdahl, K.A. June 24, 1997.

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Evaluation and testing of the optical components used in the Atomic Vapor Laser Isotope Separation (AVLIS) plant is critical for qualification of suppliers, development of new optical multilayer designs and monufacturing processes, and assurance of performance in the production cycle. The range of specifications requires development of specialized test equipment and methods which are not routine or readily available in industry. Specifications are given on material characteristics such as index homogeneity, subsurface damage left after polishing, microscopic surface defects and contamination, coating absorption, and high average power laser damage. The approach to testing these performance characteristics and assuring the quality throughout the production cycle is described.

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  • Annual meeting of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, San Diego, CA (United States), 27 Jul - 1 Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE98057437
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--125987
  • Report No.: CONF-970706--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 305329
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc677010

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Chow, R.; Taylor, J.R.; Eickelberg, W.K. & Primdahl, K.A. Testing of optical components to assure performance in a high acerage power environment, article, June 24, 1997; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc677010/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.