Sparks and Laser Pulses

Sparks and Laser Pulses

1st Edition - January 28, 1980

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  • Author: Frank B. A. Früngel
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483273143

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High Speed Pulse Technology, Volume IV: Sparks and Laser Pulses covers the production and practical aspects of sparks and laser pulses for the generation and utilization of high speed pulsed of energy in different forms. This volume consists of seven chapters and begins with reviews of the classification of photographic methods of high-speed analysis, specifically the motion analysis of rapid events by white light pulses. The next chapters examine the sources of white pulse light and nanosecond radiation. The remaining chapters discuss the applications of the technology in photography, photolysis, laser pumping, and visualization of flows, cracks, and particles. This book will prove useful to physicists, electrical and other engineering fields, teachers, and students who are interested in sparks and laser pulses.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Contents of Previous Volumes

    1. Motion Analysis of Rapid Events by White Light Pulses

    1a. Classification of Photographic Methods of High-Speed Analysis

    1b. Photonics and Spark Light Camera Systems

    1c. Interferometry, Diffraction, and Flow Visualization

    1d. Hypervelocity Impacts

    1e. Shock Waves of Sparks in Liquids

    2. White Pulse Light Sources

    High-Temperature Discharges, Ultraviolet

    3. Nanosecond Radiation Sources

    Nanosecond Sparks

    4. Discharge Lamps in Photography, Photolysis, and Laser Pumping

    4a. Ball- and Point-Shaped Sparks—High-Speed Silhouette Photography

    4b. Properties of Tubular Xenon Flash Tubes (for Laser Pumping, Flash Photolysis, and High-Speed Photography)

    4c. The Ignition of Elongated Discharge Tubes

    4d. Life Expectancy and Selection of Flash Tubes

    5. Spark Light Sources for Special Requirements

    5a1. Sparks in High-Speed Photography

    5a2. Light-Emitting Diodes as Short-Duration Light Sources

    5b. Sparks and Discharge Tubes in Instrument Groups

    5c. The Plasma Focus

    5d. Superradiation Pulses

    6. Visualization of Flows, Cracks, and Particles

    6a. Repetitive Submicrosecond Light and X-Ray Flash Techniques and Applications in Precision Analysis of Motions and Flows

    6b. Impact Observation by High-Speed Photography

    6c. Compression Rings of Spark Discharges in Liquids, Cavitation Bubbles, Impact, and Crack Propagation

    6d. Submicrosecond Spectrographic Measurements

    6e. Flow Visualization

    7. Laser Pulse Technology

    7a. Pulsed Lasers and Sparks

    7b. Mechanical or Thermal Effects

    7c. Chemical Effects Caused by Lasers

    7d. Mode Locking

    7e. Self-Focusing

    7f. Lasers and Fusion



Product details

  • No. of pages: 502
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1980
  • Published: January 28, 1980
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483273143

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Frank B. A. Früngel

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