Materials with high bandgaps are resistant to particle-induced breakdown under CW illumination because evaporating contaminants then generate fewer free carriers near the surface. Laser-accelerated atmospheric particles induce failure even more strongly than fixed surface particles.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Advanced Solid State Lasers - Proceedings Laser Congress 2019 (ASSL, LAC, LS and C)|
|Publisher||Optical Society of America (OSA)|
|State||Published - 2019|
|Event||Advanced Solid State Lasers, ASSL 2019 - Part of Laser Congress 2019 - Vienna, Austria|
Duration: Sep 29 2019 → Oct 3 2019
|Name||Advanced Solid State Lasers - Proceedings Laser Congress 2019 (ASSL, LAC, LS and C)|
|Conference||Advanced Solid State Lasers, ASSL 2019 - Part of Laser Congress 2019|
|Period||9/29/19 → 10/3/19|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The authors would like to thank the Directed Energy Joint Technology Office (DEJTO) and Office of Naval Research under grants N00014-16-1-3118 and N00014-17-1-2438.
© 2019 The Author(s).