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Laser Pulse Phenomena and Applications

Pulsed lasers are available in the gas, liquid, and the solid state. These lasers are also enormously versatile in their output characteristics yielding emission from very large energy pulses to very high peak-power pulses. Pulsed lasers are equally versatile in their spectral characteristics. This volume includes an impressive array of current research on pulsed laser phenomena and applications. Laser Pulse Phenomena and Applications covers a wide range of topics from laser powered orbital launchers, and laser rocket engines, to laser-matter interactions, detector and sensor laser technology, laser ablation, and biological applications.

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Laser Pulse Phenomena and ApplicationsEdited by F. J. Duarte

Published: December 30th 2010

DOI: 10.5772/881

ISBN: 978-953-307-405-4

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51174 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

33 Web of Science Citations

25 Dimensions Citations

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1. Pulse-Laser Powered Orbital Launcher

By Hiroshi Katsurayma, Kimiya Komurasaki and Yoshihiro Arakawa

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2. 'Impulsar': New Application for High Power High Repetition Rate Pulse-Periodic Lasers

By Victor Apollonov

1299

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3. The Effect of the Time Structure of Laser Pulse on Temperature Distribution and Thermal Stresses in Homogeneous Body with Coating

By Aleksander Yevtushenko and Malgorzata Rozniakowska-Klosinska

943

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4. High-order Harmonic Generation

By Krzysztof Jakubczak

4209

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5. Burst Mode Q:switched Laser Pulses for Plasma Excitation in LIBS Analysis

By Luis Ponce, Lesther Moreira, Eduardo de Posada, Miguel Arronte, Teresa Flores and Eugenio Rodriguez

2066

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6. Numerical Simulations of Temperature-dependence on Distributed Bragg Reflector (DBR) and Performance Analyses for Proton-Implant/Oxide Confined VCSEL: Comparison with Transmission Matrix, Matrix Calculating Methods and Macleod Model

By Tzu-chiang Chen

3769

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7. Various Ambiguities in Generating and Reconstructing Laser Pulse Parameters

By Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri

1131

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8. Infrared Thermo-Electric Photodetectors

By Johan Stiens, Cathleen De Tandt, Gennady Shkerdin, Vladimir Kotov, Roger Vounckx and Werner Vandermeiren

2854

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9. Laser Pulses Characterization with Pyroelectric Sensors

By Lorenzo Capineri and Marina Mazzoni

3036

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10. Time-gated Single Photon Counting Lock-in Detection at 1550 nm Wavelength

By Liantuan Xiao, Xiaobo Wang, Guofeng Zhang and Suotang Jia

3681

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11. Laser Beam Diagnostics in a Spatial Domain

By Tae Moon Jeong and Jongmin Lee

3167

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12. Intensity Effects and Absolute Phase Effects in Nonlinear Laser-Matter Interactions

By Sandor Varro

1085

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13. Multiphoton Selective Excitation and Analytical Control of Small Molecules in Intense Laser Fields: an Algebraic Model

By Yujun Zheng

1027

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14. Laser Plasma Accelerators: towards High Quality Electron Beam

By Victor Malka

2094

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15. Mechanisms of Nanoparticle Formation by Laser Ablation

By Tatiana Itina

2921

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16. Ablation of 2-6 Compounds with Low Power Pulses of YAG:Nd Laser

By Maciej Oszwaldowski, Janusz Rzeszutek and Piotr Kuswik

1231

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17. Photoinduced Structural Changes of Doped SiO₂ Glasses using Ultraviolet Laser Pulses

By Hiroaki Nishiyama and Junji Nishii

1903

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18. Hot Chemistry with Cold Molecules

By Debabrata Goswami and Tapas Goswami

1809

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19. UV-Laser and LED Fluorescence Detection of Trace Organic Compounds in Drinking Water and Distilled Spirits

By Anna Sharikova and Dennis Killinger

3978

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20. Optical Coherence Tomography: Development and Applications

By Anderson Freitas, Marcello Amaral and Marcus Raele

3490

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21. High Resolution Biological Visualization Techniques

By Pavlina Pike, Christian Parigger and Robert Splinter

1256

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22. CO₂ Laser Pulse-Evoked Nocifensive Behavior Mediated by C-Fibers

By Bai Chuang Shyu

1814

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