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COMPACT CW LASER FOR GENERATING WHITE LIGHT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024425D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

The compact, continuous wave laser 10 is shown in the figure and comprises an outer metal housing 12, a molybdenum hollow cathode 14, housing 12 allowing heat generated in the cathode 14 to be dissipated into the outer environment, anode 16, a plurality of metal-to-ceramic seals 18, Brewster windows 20 and 22, a broadband high reflector mirror 24, a broadband transmitter mirror 26, auxiliary anodes 28 and 30 and a metal reservoir 32.