Dynamic optical distortion in a KrF discharge amplifier

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The dynamic optical distortion in a KrF amplifier was measured using a Sagnac interferometer. Maximum wavefront aberration at 249 nm was λ/3 using helium buffer gas, indicating the potential for transmitted beams very close to the diffraction limit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1053-1059
Number of pages7
JournalOptical and Quantum Electronics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - nov. 1 1995


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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