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High-pressure volume discharges in gas lasers

a Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

Investigations of pulsed volume discharges at pressures $p\sim1$ atm in nitrogen, CO$_2$:N$_2$:He mixtures, and mixtures of noble gases and halogens are reviewed from the point of view of their use in lasers. The review examines self-sustaining discharges in which the initiating electrons are produced by illuminating the gap with an auxiliary spark, with an x-ray source, etc., and non-self-sustaining discharges with external gas ionization by fast electrons. Data on the contraction of volume discharges are presented. A special section is devoted to high-pressure discharges in CO$_2$ lasers.

PACS: 42.55.Lt, 42.60.By, 42.60.Jf, 42.60.Fc, 42.60.Lh (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1986v029n01ABEH003083
Citation: Mesyats G A, Korolev Yu D "High-pressure volume discharges in gas lasers" Sov. Phys. Usp. 29 57–69 (1986)
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T1 High-pressure volume discharges in gas lasers
A1 Mesyats,G.A.
A1 Korolev,Yu.D.
PB Physics-Uspekhi
PY 1986
FD 10 Jan, 1986
JF Physics-Uspekhi
JO Phys. Usp.
VO 29
IS 1
SP 57-69
DO 10.1070/PU1986v029n01ABEH003083

Оригинал: Месяц Г А, Королев Ю Д «Объемные разряды высокого давления в газовых лазерах» УФН 148 101–122 (1986); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0148.198601e.0101

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