Sparks and Laser Pulses - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122690044, 9781483273143

Sparks and Laser Pulses

1st Edition

Authors: Frank B. A. Früngel
eBook ISBN: 9781483273143
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1980
Page Count: 502
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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


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




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